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    William Abraham, MD, FACP, FACC

    Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

    Dr. William Abraham’s research interests include the role of the kidney in heart failure, neurohormonal mechanisms in heart failure, sleep disordered breathing in heart failure, and clinical drug and device trials in heart failure and cardiac transplantation. In addition to authoring more than 600 original papers, abstracts, book chapters, and review articles, Dr. Abraham has co-edited a leading textbook on heart failure entitled Heart Failure: A Practical Approach to Treatment. Dr. Abraham serves on the editorial boards of several major journals including Congestive Heart Failure and Journal Watch Cardiology.

    Michael Caligiuri, MD

    Director, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
    CEO, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute

    Dr. Michael Caligiuri has been director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2003, and was named CEO of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute in January 2008. Caligiuri is an internationally renowned cancer investigator whose works range from basic immunology to molecular discoveries in leukemia, to translational therapies for both leukemia and lymphoma. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals such as Science, Nature, Nature Medicine, Blood and the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

    Steven G. Gabbe, MD

    CEO, OSU Medical Center

    Dr. Steven Gabbe joined The Ohio State University in July 2008 as senior vice president for Health Sciences and chief executive officer of The Ohio State University Medical Center. Gabbe chaired the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Ohio State from 1987 to 1996. He held a similar position at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle for three years before becoming dean at Vanderbilt in 2001. Gabbe is an international expert on high-risk pregnancies and has authored more than 300 published articles and book chapters and 16 books. He is associated editor of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has served on the editorial boards of 15 other publications.

    William J. Hicks, MD

    Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology
    The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute

    Dr. William J. Hicks joined The Ohio State University in 2002 and also serves as co-director of Diversity Enhancement. Dr. Hicks is currently a member of several committees, including the American College of Surgeons Physician Oncology Group, Women and Minorities Committee, Medical Scientist Program advisory committee, Cancer and Leukemia Group B, the Cancer Feasibility Study, Sickle cell advisory committee , the Appointment, Promotion and Tenure advisory committee and the Cancer IRB committee. Dr. Hicks created and hosts a monthly radio program, It’s All About Health, dealing with health and cancer issues for African-Americans.

    Clay Marsh, MD

    Vice Dean of Research
    Executive Director, Center for Personalized Health Care

    Dr. Clay Marsh leads the planning and growth of Ohio State University Medical Center research programs, including faculty recruitment, funding and coordination, facilities and technology, communication, commercialization and collaboration with other University and industry partners. Marsh’s research has been continuously funded since 1991 and currently focuses on mechanisms underlying mononuclear phagocyte-induced inflammation. He has published more than 200 journal articles, abstracts and book chapters, and holds one patent with five more pending. He is associate editor of the Journal of Investigative Medicine and The American Journal of Physiology.

    Mary Nash, PhD, RN

    Chief Nursing Executive, Ohio State’s Health System

    Mary Nash is responsible for all aspects of nursing within the OSU Health System, comprising University Hospital, James Cancer Hospital, University Hospital East, OSU Harding Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital, Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital and a network of community care sites. She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and also the American Academy of Nursing. She holds advanced certification in nursing administration from the American Nurses Association and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American Nurses Association.

    Dr. Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA

    Director for Preventive Cardiology and Women’s Cardiovascular Health, The Ohio State University Ross Heart Center

    Dr. Martha Gulati is the author of a new book, Saving Women's Hearts. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications, including The New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation and Journal of the American Medical Association. Her research has been featured in hundreds of newspapers, on Oprah, CBS National News, The Today Show and in Fitness Magazine. She is the principal investigator of the St. James Women Take Heart Project, a study examining cardiac risk factors in women, which set new standards for women’s fitness levels and heart rate response to exercise in women.