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ABOUT THE WOMEN'S HEART FOUNDATION


Jan R. Weber, M.D., F.A.C.C.

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Jan R. Weber, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Chief, Division of Cardiology, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center

Advisor to WHF since 1999


Education:

1966 - 70 B.A., with honors, University of Wisconsin, Madison

1970 - 74 M.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Licensure: New Jersey, MA 33606

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:

1974 - 75 Intern in Internal Medicine Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

1975 - 77 Resident in Internal Medicine Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

1977 - 79 Fellow in Cardiology Likoff Cardiovascular Institute Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty Appointments:

Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania July 1, 1979 - July 31, 1980

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania August 1, 1980 to present

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Hahnemann University January 1985 to present

HOSPITAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:

1973 - 76 Member, Board of Directors National Intern and Resident Matching Program

1976 - 77 Chief Medical Resident Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

1976 - 77 Chief Administrative House Officer Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

1978 - 79 Chief Cardiology Fellow Likoff Cardiovascular Institute Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

1979 - 85 Staff, Graduate Hospital Philadelphia, PA

1979 - 84 Director, Non-Invasive Cardiology Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

1985 - 91 Staff, Saint Agnes Medical Center Philadelphia, PA

1985 - Staff, Hahnemann University Hospital Philadelphia, Pa.

1985 - 88 Director, Cardiovascular Fitness One-On-One Sports Training Center Philadelphia, PA

1986 - 91 Director, Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory Presbyterian Medical Center Philadelphia, PA

1987 - 91 Consultant, State of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

1991 - Staff, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1991 - Chief, Division of Cardiology Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1992 - Director, Cardiac Critical Care Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1992 - Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1992 - Medical Director, New Jersey Heart Institute Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1994 - Director, Post-Cardiac Interventional Unit Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1995 - 96 Secretary, Medical Staff Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1996 - 97 Vice President, Medical Staff Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1997 - 98 President, Medical Staff Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

1998 - Staff, Underwood Memorial Hospital Woodbury, NJ

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS:

1978 American Board of Internal Medicine

1979 American College of Cardiology

Licensure: Pennsylvania: License Number MD 017208E New Jersey: License Number 33606

Awards, Honors and Memberships in Honorary Societies:

1973 Public Health Service Yugoslavia Fellowship

1977 American Heart Association Research Fellowship

1978 Samuel Bellet Fellowship of the American Heart Association

1980 Fellow, American College of Cardiology

1981 Harry F. Farrell Teaching Award, Graduate Hospital

1984 Fellow, American College of Physicians

1988 Fellow, American Heart Association (Council on Clinical Cardiology)

1996 Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Reporting American Heart Association, New Jersey Division

1997 AMA Physician's Recognition Award

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:

National Societies:
American College of Physicians
American College of Cardiology
American Medical Association
American Society of Echocardiography
American Heart Association (Council on Clinical Cardiology)
American College of Physician Executives

Local Societies:
Medical Society of New Jersey
Camden County Medical Society
Executive Committee, 1995-96

Committee Activities Outside of OLLMC:

Cardiovascular Advisory Research Subcommittee of the Cardiovascular Health Advisory Panel of the State of New Jersey
Cardiac Catheterization Task Force
Technology Assessment Task Force
New Jersey Open Heart Surgery Data Quality Improvement Committee
Peer Review Organization of New Jersey Master Committee
Member, Cooperative Cardiovascular Project Steering Committee
Voluntary Hospitals of America Clinical Quality Improvement Council Leadership Development Task Force
New Jersey Hospital Association Critical Pathway Coordinating Task Force
Lourdes Home Health Services Member, Professional Advisory Committee
Faculty, VHA Performance Innovation Collaborative on ‘Improving Outcomes and Reducing Costs in Cardiac Surgery”

Current Hospital Committee Appointments:

Institutional Review Board (Chairman)
Critical Care Performance Improvement (Co-Chairman)
Critical Pathway Oversite (Chairman)
Strategic Long Range Planning (Co-Chairman)
Joint Conference
Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Accreditations
Hospital Wide Performance Improvement
Cardiac Catheterization/Electrophysiology Performance Improvement
Hoshin Planning
Department of Medicine Performance Improvement
Cardiothoracic Surgery Performance Improvement
Non-Invasive Cardiology Performance Improvement
Invasive Cardiology Peer Review
Physician Performance Improvement
Medical Executive
Risk Management
Cardiac Steering
Cath Lab Operations
Electrophysiology Lab Operations
Cardiac Surgery Operations

Editorial Positions:

1973 - 75 Editorial Board, Journal of Medical Education

1979 - 80 Editorial Board, Medical Information Systems

1989 - 90 Guidelines for Starting Your Practice in Cardiology, Volumes 1-3. Medical Economics Publishing Co., Inc. Oradell, NJ 1990

1994 - Editor, HeartHealth News

1997 - Manuscript Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine

Bibliography:

Articles in Medical Journals:

  1. A placebo controlled trial of Captopril in refractory chronic congestive heart failure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 1983; 2: 753-55.
  2. Weber JR. Nitrates in the management of heart disease. Vascular Medicine. 1984; 23:59-64.
  3. Panidis IP, Kotler M, Mintz GS, Ross J, Weber J. Clinical and echocardiographic correlations in right heart endocarditis. International Journal of Cardiology. 1984; 23: 59-64.
  4. Kraynak J, Weber J, Kreulen T, Cheng D. The importance of two-dimensional echocardiography in identification and assessment of the left atrium. American Heart Journal. 1985; 109: 181-185.
  5. Weber JR. Transdermal nitroglycerin preparations. American Journal of Cardiology. 1985; 55: 628.
  6. Berger BC, Fishbein K, Weber JR. Spontaneous echocardiographic contrast in the inferior vena cava and hepatic veins in patients with normal cardiac output. Journal of Cardiovascular Ultrasonography. 1985; 4: 95-99.
  7. Weber JR. Problems associated with the clinical evaluation of anti-anginal medications. American Journal of Cardiology. 1984; 56: 141-181.
  8. Weber JR. Recent studies on transdermal nitroglycerin patch efficacy. American Heart Journal. 1986; 112: 238-241.
  9. Weber JR. Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: Its prime importance as a reversible risk factor. American Heart Journal. 1988; 116: 272-279.
  10. Weber JR. The pathophysiology of myocardial ischemia. Journal of Myocardial Ischemia. 1989; 1: 76-102.
  11. Weber JR. Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: Its prevalence, etiology, and significance. Clinical Cardiology. 1991; 14(Suppl. III): 13-17.

Chapters in Books:

  1. Weber JR. The role of nitrates in the treatment of myocardial ischemia. In: Pharmacological Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. Kostis JR and DeFelice ED, ed. Hyde Park, NY. Medical Examination Publishing Co. September, 1986. pp 103-118.
  2. Weber JR. Arrhythmias in specific clinical situations: Pregnancy. In: Horowitz LN, ed. Current Management of Arrhythmias. Philadelphia, B.C. Decker, 1991: 241-244.
  3. Weber JR. Management of Arrhythmias in Athletes. In: Horowitz LN., ed. Current Management of Arrhythmias. Philadelphia: B.C. Decker, 1991; 244-247.

Abstracts:

  1. Weber JR, Iskandrian AS, Mintz GS, Bemis CE, Kimbiris D, Segal BL, Downey K. Factors determining left ventricular function in patients with isolated severe left anterior descending coronary artery disease. Clinical Research, 27; 214A, 1979. Presented at the American College of Chest Physicians Meetings, Boston, 1980.
  2. Weber JR, Iskandrian AS, Mintz GS, Kimbiris D, Bemis CE, Segal BL, Downey K. Clinical electrocardiographic hemodynamic and angiographic profile of patients with total versus subtotal occlusion of isolated left anterior descending artery. Clinical Research, 27; 214A, 1979.
  3. Weber JR, Iskandrian AS, Mintz GS, Downey K, Bemis CE, Kimbiris D, Segal BL. Clinical, hemodynamic and angiographic profile in patients with or without ECG evidence of infarction and isolated severe narrowing of the left anterior descending artery. Clinical Research, 27: 214A, 1979.
  4. Weber JR, Iskandrian AS, Bemis CE, Kimbiris D. Merit versus cost of stress Thallium-201 myocardial scans. Clinical Research, 27 1979.
  5. Panidis IP, Kotler MN, Mintz GS, Weber JR, Levites R. Ren JF, Ross J. Clinical echocardiographic correlations in patients with right heart endocarditis. Presented at the Scientific Session of the American Heart Association, Anaheim, CA, 1983.
  6. Trakhtenbroit AD, Cheirif J., Kleiman NS, Verani MS, Mahmarian JJ, Quinones MA, Weber JR, Iskandrian AE, Zoghbi WA. Intravenous Adenosine Echocardiography, a new pharmacologic stress test: Preliminary results and comparison with simultaneous thallium scintigraphy. Presented at the Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, New Orleans, LA, 1990.
  7. Nguyen T, Heo J, Ogilby D, Hare T, Weber J, Iskandrian A., Adenosine-Spect Thallium-201 Myocardial Imaging. Presented at the Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, New Orleans, LA, 1990.

Research Activities:

Protocol 12, 928-70: Comparison of Captopril (SQ14225) and Placebo in Patients with Chronic Congestive Heart Failure Refractory to Conventional Therapy. (E.R. Squibb & Sons)

Protocol 02: Double-Blind Evaluation of Transderm-Nitro (nitroglycerin) vs Placebo in the Treatment of Angina Pectoris (CIBA-Geigy Corp.)

Clinical Protocol Study #C-5: A Multicenter Crossover Comparison of Intravenous Adenosine (Adenoscan) vs Exercise in the Noninvasive Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease by Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (Spect) (Medco Research, Inc.)

Protocol MIL-1034: A Long Term, Randomized, Phase III Survival Study of Oral Milrinone, Captopril, and Digoxin in Congestive Heart Failure Patients (PROMISE) (Stering Drug, Inc.)

Extended Patient Outcome Study: Stent vs PTCA in a New Jersey Population (Johnson & Johnson, Inc.)

Assessment of the Safety and Efficacy of a New Thrombolytic Agent (Assent II) (Boehringer-Ingelheim; Genentech)

LECTURES BY INVITATION DURING 1995 - Present

1/25/95 Intravenous Therapy for Hypertension in the Critically Ill Patient Lankenau Hospital Overbrook, PA

4/26/95 Risks versus Benefits of Exercise in the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease. East Orange VA Hospital East Orange, NJ

6/8/95 Cardiac Disease in the Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Female Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

6/22/95 The Cardiac Athlete York Hospital York, PA

7/11/95 Amlodipine: A New Vasodilating Calcium Blocker Elmer Community Hospital Elmer, NJ

7/17/95 Cardiac Risk Considerations in the Treatment of Hypertension Geisinger Clinic Wilkes Barre, PA

9/30/95 The Prevention of Sequelae of Hypertension Symposium: Acute Myocardial Infarction Revisited Philadelphia, PA

10/10/95 Cardiac Risk Considerations in the Treatment of Hypertension Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

3/10/96 Role of EDRF in Ischemic Heart Disease Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

3/13/96 Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure Grand Rounds Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

4/17/96 Critical Pathways: An Overview Morristown Memorial Hospital Morristown, NJ

5/9/96 Endothelial Derived Relaxing Factor Anesthesia Grand Rounds Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

5/9/96 Role of Hypertension in Heart Failure Nonna's Restaurant Cherry Hill, NJ

8/14/96 The Role of EDRF in Ischemic Heart Disease Eagle Lodge Conference Center Lafayette Hills, PA

11/6/96 A Review of the Management of Hypertension Susanna Foo Restaurant Philadelphia, PA

1/15/97 1996 ACC/AHA Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with AMI Peer Review Organization of New Jersey - Symposium Princeton, NJ

1/29/97 Acute Interventions in Myocardial Infarction Underwood Memorial Hospital Woodbury, NJ

1/29/97 The Role of Hypertension in Heart Failure Susanna Foo Restaurant Philadelphia, PA

2/13/97 1996 ACC/AHA Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with AMI Peer Review Organization of New Jersey - Symposium Princeton, NJ

5/16/97 Management of Hyperlipidemia Clinical Frontiers in Cardiology Cherry Hill, NJ

6/3/97 Current Concepts in Cholesterol Control Kimball Medical Center Lakewood, NJ

6/25/97 Hyperlipidemias Robert Wood Johnson Hospital at Hamilton Hamilton, NJ

9/10/97 A Reappraisal of Calcium Channel Blockers in Cardiovascular Disease Lower Bucks Hospital Bristol, PA

9/23/97 Management of Hypertension in the Patient with Ischemic Heart Disease The Mansion Voorhees, NJ

9/26/97 Management of Hypertension Underwood Memorial Hospital Woodbury, NJ

10/7/97 Management of Hypertension in the Patient with Ischemic Heart Disease The Mansion Voorhees, NJ

10/14/97 Decreasing Post-Op Intubation Time for Open Heart Surgical Patients VHA Quality Day Symposium Princeton, NJ

10/15/97 Management of Hypertension in the Patient with Ischemic Heart Disease Beau Rivage Restaurant Medford, NJ

10/16/97 A Reappraisal of Calcium Channel Blockers in Cardiovascular Medicine Community Medical Center Toms River, NJ

10/21 A Reappraisal of Calcium Channel Blockers in Cardiovascular Medicine Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Camden, NJ

10/23/97 Management of Hypertension in the Patient with Ischemic Heart Disease Deborah Heart and Lung Institute Browns Mills, NJ

10/25/97 Fundamentals of Electrocardiology Sophomore Core Curriculum UMDNJ-SOM Stratford, NJ

10/29/97 Fundamentals of Electrocardiology Sophomore Core Curriculum UMDNJ-SOM Stratford, NJ

10/30/97 Fundamentals of Electrocardiology Sophomore Core Curriculum UMDNJ-SOM Stratford, NJ

12/10/97 Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, PA Jan R. Weber, M.D. page 12

updated 01/98

 

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