Marla A. Mendelson

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Education

1977 University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, Degree: B.S., Medical Art

1982 Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, Degree: M.D., Medicine

Graduate Medical Education

Internship and Residency

1982-1983 Michael Reese, Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

1983-1985 Internship, Internal Medicine, Resident, Internal Medicine

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

1985-1987 Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, Fellow in Cardiology, 1987-1988 Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

1987-1988 Research Fellow in Cardiology (Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation)

Medical Licensure and Board Certification

1982- Illinois License Registration

1982- American Board of Internal Medicine Certificate

1987- American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease Certificate

Faculty Appointments

2006- Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Instructor in Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Medicine

1993-2006 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

1993-2006 Assistant Professor (Joint-Appointment), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Pediatrics

Hospital Appointments

1988- Attending in Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

1988-1989 Acting Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

1990-1992 Member, Advisory Committee, Mid-Life Woman's Program, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

1992-1994,1998-2000 Medical Executive Committee, Member-at-large, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

1997- Director, Women's Cardiology Program, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

2005- Director, Women's Cardiology Center, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

Administrative Appointments

1988- Director of Undergraduate Education in Cardiology, Northwestern University Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical School

1988- 1992 Director of Outpatient Cardiology, Northwestern University Medical School

1988- Director, Heart Disease and Pregnancy Program, Northwestern University Medical School

1990- Medical Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center, Northwestern University Medical School

2005- Director, Women's Cardiology Center, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

Committee Service

National and Regional

Committee Member, Women and Heart Disease

Committee, American Heart Association of Metropolitan Chicago

American College of Cardiology, Illinois Chapter, Research and

Education Committee, Member

Co-Chairman, Women in Cardiology, Illinois Chapter American

College of Cardiology

Board of Governors, American Heart Association of Metropolitan Chicago

Board of Councilors, Illinois Chapter American College of Cardiology

Women in Cardiology Sub-committee Co-Chairman, Illinois Chapter,

American College of Cardiology

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine:

Curriculum Committee

1985-1987 Michael Reese Hospital: Utilization Review Committee, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine:

Institutional Review Board

Ambulatory Care Committee, Department of Medicine,

Division of Cardiology Fellowship Committee, Member

Member, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute

Michael Reese Hospital

Awards and Honors

Bachelors of Science with Honors

Kathy Lewis Cardiology Fellows

Professional Society Memberships

1989- Society of Obstetric Medicine

1990- American Heart Association of Metropolitan Chicago

1990- American Heart Association

1991- American College of Cardiology, Fellow

1993- International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease

1994- Medical Advisory Board, Children's Heart Foundation (Research Grant Review)

Professional and Scientific Service

Young Women's Leadership Charter School, Scientific Advisory Board

International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, editorial service

Faculty 1000

Journal American College of Cardiology, editorial service

Teaching Experience

1988-1998 Organized physical diagnosis in Cardiology for the sophomore medical students' physical diagnosis course.

1988- Lecturer, Cardiology Core Curriculum, Section of Cardiology Attending Physician, Cardiology Consult Service, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

1988-1989 Director and Coordinator Nuclear Cardiology Conference

1988 - 1992 Lecturer, Cardiology for Dentists, Northwestern University Dental School

1988 Workshop Instructor, Medical Complications of Pregnancy,

1992-2000 American College of Physicians Cardiovascular Workshop

1992-2000 Teaching Attending, Northwestern University, Department of Medicine, Lakeside Veterans Administration Hospital

1993, 1994, 1995 Course Director, Annual Medical Complication of Pregnancy Symposium

1995, 1997, 1999 Chairman, American Heart Association of Metropolitan Chicago: Women and Heart Disease Conference

1996 American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Symposium, Speaker

1996 Idriss Lecture, Children's Memorial Hospital

1996 American Heart Association, New Orleans: Pregnancy After Congenital Heart Surgery Symposium, Speaker

1996- Echo Northwestern, Lecturer on Adult Congenital Heart Disease (annual) course, yearly

1997 American Heart Association, Orlando: Heart Disease in Pregnancy Symposium Lecturer

1997, 1998 Illinois Office of Public Health Conference Speaker

2000- Congenital Cardiac Pathology Series for Fellows, Director

2003 Course Director and Lecturer, Heart Disease in Women, Chicago Medical Society Annual Meeting

2003 Harrison's Online: Heart Disease in Pregnancy

2004 Cardiovascular Disease in Women, American Medical Women's Association. Course Director, Lecturer

2008, 2009, 2010 Women's Cardiovascular Health Symposium Course Director, Lecturer

2010 First International Congress for Cardiac Complications of Pregnancy Advisory Board and Invited Lecturer, Valencia Spain

Grants/Support

1993-1998 Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) 1993-1998 Principal Investigator Kiang Liu, Ph.D: Co-Investigator

1994 - 1994 Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Summer Student Program - Selena Hariharan. Project: Maternal and Fetal Effects of Beta-Blockade for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease During Pregnancy

1997 - 1999 Department of Medicine: Medical Student Research Committee Summer Student Program: Alison Mangurten, Project: The Long-Term Effects of Pregnancy on the Heart of the Women Who Have Undergone The Mustard Procedure

2002- 2003 Genetics Graduate Program Research. Project: Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Awareness of Disease

Scholarly Bibliography

Original Reports

  1. Mendelson MA, Spies SM, Spies WG, Abi-Mansour P, Fintel DJ: Usefulness of single photon emission computed tomography of thallium-201 uptake following dipyridamole infusion for detection of coronary artery disease. American Journal of Cardiology 69:1150-1155, 1992.
  2. Mendelson MA, Chandler J: Postpartum cardiomyopathy associated with maternal cocaine abuse. American Journal of Cardiology, 70:1092-1094, 1992.
  3. Mendelson MA: Pregnancy after cardiac transplantation. Heart Failure 9:74-80, 1993.
  4. Tawan M, Levine J, Mendelson M, Goldberger J, Dyer A, Kadish A: The effect of pregnancy on Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. Am J Cardiol, 1993

Reviews

  1. Mendelson MA: Pregnancy in the woman with congenital heart disease. American Journal of Cardiac Imaging 9:44-52,1995.
  2. Mendelson MA: Contraception in the woman with congenital heart disease. Heart and Stroke, 3-266-269,1994
  3. Mendelson MA, Hendel RC: Myocardial infarction in women. Cardiology 86:272-285,1995.
  4. Mendelson MA: Congenital heart disease in pregnancy. Clinics in Perinatology, 24;467-482, June 1997.

Book Chapters

  1. Mendelson MA: Pregnancy after cardiac transplantation. In: Gleicher N, Elkayam U et al (Eds). Principles of Medical Therapy in Pregnancy. Connecticut: Appleton and Lang 1991.
  2. Mendelson MA, Lang RL. Pregnancy and heart disease. In: Barron WM, Lindheimer (Eds). Medical Disorders During Pregnancy. Chicago: Mosby Year Book, 1995.
  3. Mendelson MA, Cardiology (Annotated bibliography). In: Lee RV, Garner PR, Barron WM, Coustan DR (eds) Current Obstetric Medicine. Chicago: Mosby, 1995.
  4. Mendelson MA: Exercise guidelines for patients with congenital cardiovascular disorders. In: Thomas RJ (ed). The Heart and Exercise. New York: Igaku-Shoin, 1996.
  5. Mendelson MA, Elkayam, UP: Pericardial disorders and pregnancy. In Elkayam U, Gleicher N (eds). Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1998.
  6. Mendelson MA: Pregnancy in the Woman with Preexisting Cardiovascular Disease.Gynecology and Obstetrics. Chicago, Illinois, 1998.
  7. Mendelson, MA: Pregnancy after cardiac transplantation: In: Gleicher N, Elkayam U et al (Eds). Principles of Medical Therapy in Pregnancy. Connecticut: Appleton and Lang, 1998.
  8. Mendelson MA: Pregnancy after cardiac transplantation: In: Barron WM, Lindheimer (Eds). Medical Disorders During Pregnancy. Chicago: Mosby Year Book, 2000.
  9. Mendelson MA: Management of the Patient with Obstructive Lesions. In: Cannobio, M (ed). Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. Ireland: Elsevier, 19:61-70, May 2004.
  10. Mendelson MA: Pregnancy in Women with Pre-existing Cardiovascular Disease. In: Sciarra, J (ed). Gynecology and Obstetrics. New York: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2004. (in press)
  11. Mendelson MA: Cardiac Disease and Cardiac Surgery During Pregnancy. In: Wenger NK and Collins P, (Eds). Women and Heart Disease. London: Taylor Francis Medical Books, 2005.
  12. Mendelson MA: Acquired Heart Disease and Pregnancy. Global Library of Women's Medicine, 2008;
  13. Mendelson MA: Pregnancy in the Woman with Preexisting Cardiovascular Disease. Global Library of Women's Medicine, 2008;
  14. Mendelson MA: Preconception evaluation of Woman with Heart Disease. In a Textbook of Preconceptional Medicine and Counseling. Karoski, M., Neubold, S., Lyndi, C., Keith, L., (eds. In Global Library of Women's Medicine, 2010
  15. Mendelson, MA., Participation in Sports for the Athlete with Marfan Syndrome. In Lawless C (ed) Sports Cardiology Essentials. New York: Springer2011
  16. Mendelson, MA., Congenital Heart Disease: Exercise and Sports Participation in Lawless, C (ed). Sports Cardiology Essentials. New York: Springer. 2011

Book Edited

Lipsky MS., Mendelson, MA., Hava, S., Miller M., Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease. American Medical Association. New Jersey: Wiley. 2008

Presentations

2001 Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Women's Health Conference, State of Illinois, Office of Women's Health

2002 Cardiovascular Disease in Women, ACC Illinois Chapter

2003 Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease, "Meet The Experts" ACC National Meeting Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Family Physicians Conference, University of Illinois, Peoria

2004 Women's Heart Symposium: Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy (CME)

2005 Women's Heart Symposium: Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease in Women (CME)

2006 Chicago Medical Association Meeting: Cardiovascular Disease in Women (CME)

2007 Women's Heart Symposium, Heart Disease and Pregnancy (CME) Women and Disabilities Conference: Heart Disease in Women.

2007 Heart Disease and Pregnancy, Edward Heart Hospital (CME)

2007 Echo Northwestern: Clinical Aspects of Tetrology of Fallot (CME)

2008 Women's Cardiovascular Health Symposium, Course Director Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine (CME)

2009 Pulmonary Edema in Pregnancy (CME). Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.

2009 Women's Cardiovascular Health Symposium. Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Course Director, Lecturer (CME)

2009 Metabolic Syndrome and Polycystic Ovarian Disease, Woman's Heart Disease, Women's Heart Symposium. Rush-Copley (CME)

2009 Women and Heart Disease (Keynote Address) Primary Care Cardiology (CME) Carli Foundation Hospital

2009 Echocardiographic Evaluation during Pregnancy (CME), Echo Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

2009 American Heart Association, Invited Speaker

2010 Woman's Cardiovascular Health Symposium (CME), Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Course Director, Speaker

2010 First International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy, (CME) Valencia, Spain. Advisory Board, Faculty

2010 Women's Heart Symposium, Rush-Copley.(CME) Speaker

2010 Echo Northwestern (CME) Feinberg School of Medicine, Invited Speaker