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Ileana Piña

Wayne State University


Ileana L Pina, MD, MPH, is Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health - Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care, US.

Dr Piña has a particular research and clinical interest in rehabilitation of heart disease in patients with heart failure. She completed a NHLBI HF ACTION trial and is in the process of examining recovery after exercise which could be translated to an additional parameter that may better predict prognosis of outcomes. In addition, there was a R21 to NHLBI to examine Vitamin D levels as another predictor from the HF ACTION database.

Dr Piña was appointed Director of Heart Failure and Transplantation at University Hospitals of Cleveland, a position she held from 1999 to 2006. She further completed a Quality Scholar Fellowship at the Cleveland Louis Stokes Veterans’ Administration Medical Center. In July 2011, she joined the Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care as Associate Chief for Academic Affairs and Staff Physician.

Dr Ileana L Pina is an Editorial Board member of Cardiac Failure Review.

Featured Courses

HFO 2022 - Session 2.2 Live Case and Discussion
  • 1.00 European Board for Accreditation of Continuing Education for Health Professionals (EBAC)

Learning objectives

  • Select foundational and advanced management strategies in complex patients
  • Discuss the validity of using ejection fraction to determine optimal treatment strategies
  • Assess the likely impact of health technology on future practice
  • Identify the underlying causes of heart failure
  • Select appropriate interventional and device-based treatments for treating underlying causes of heart failure
  • Assess the impact of the multidisciplinary team on heart failure outcomes
  • Discuss the importance of using quality of life and patient self-assessed measures relative to hard clinical end points
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