James Udelson, M.D.Clinical Advisory Board Chairman, Cardurion Pharmaceuticals; Chief Of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center and Professor of Medicine And Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine

    James Udelson, M.D., is Chief of the Division of Cardiology as well as Director of Nuclear Cardiology at Tufts Medical Center. He is a Professor of Medicine and Radiology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, and in 2012 received the Distinguished Faculty Award from the Medical School. Dr. Udelson was an Associate Editor for the American Heart Association’s cardiovascular journal Circulation from 2004 – 2016. In 2008, he was selected as the initial Editor-in-Chief for the AHA’s then new journal Circulation: Heart Failure. Dr. Udelson is Past-President of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and has served a 5-year term on the Board of Trustees of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). He has chaired the ACC’s Cardiovascular Imaging Committee, served on the ACC Publications Committee, and completed a term as Chair of the ACC Governance Committee, and has Co-Chaired or been a member of multiple societal Guideline panels. He has recently completed a term as a member of the Executive Council of the Heart Failure Society of America. He has served as a member of the FDA Medical Imaging Drugs Advisory Panel, is an invited advisor to the FDA’s Division of Medical Imaging and Hematology Products, and has been invited as an ad hoc member of the FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Panel and the Peripheral and Central Nervous System Advisory Panel. He is a member of the Association of University Cardiologists and the Association of Professors of Cardiology.