The iHeartChange Project Team

Our project team includes congenital heart disease (CHD) specialists. We also asked local and international experts for their feedback on the website content and surveys.

Toronto Team:

  • Dr. Luke Burchill (Cardiologist)
  • Ms. Geraldine Cullen-Dean (Clinical Nurse Specialist)
  • Ms. Jeanine Harrison (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Dr. Adrienne Kovacs (Psychologist)
  • Dr. Brian McCrindle (Cardiologist)
  • Dr. Erwin Oechslin (Cardiologist & Program Director)
  • Dr. Candice Silversides (Cardiologist)
  • Dr. Jennifer Stinson (Nurse Practitioner)

Cincinnati Team:

  • Ms. Terry Faulkner (Program Manager)
  • Dr. Christopher Learn (Cardiologist)
  • Dr. Abigail Nye (Adolescent Medicine Doctor)
  • Dr. Jennifer Shoreman (Pediatrician/Internal Medicine Doctor)
  • Dr. Gruschen Veldtman (Cardiologist)
  • Dr. Gary Webb (Cardiologist & Program Director)

Michigan Team:

  • Dr. Mark Norris (Cardiologist)
  • Dr. Karen Uzark (Nurse Practitioner)

Calgary Team:

  • Ms. Yvonne Balon (Nurse Clinician)
  • Ms. Glenda Durupt (Nurse Manager)

Vancouver Team:

  • Dr. Jasmine Grewal (Cardiologist)
  • Ms. Karen LeComte (Clinical Nurse Specialist)

Other Content Reviewers:

  • Dr. Desiree Fleck (Nurse Practitioner, Philadelphia, PA)
  • Ms. Tanya Holloway (Exercise Physiologist, Toronto, ON)
  • Ms. Pamela Miner (Nurse Practitioner, Los Angeles, CA)
  • Dr. John Reiss (Psychologist, Gainesville, FL)
  • Dr. Lucy Roche (Cardiologist, Toronto, ON)
  • Dr. Arwa Saidi (Cardiologist, University of Florida)
  • Ms. Nishta Saxena (Dietician, Toronto, ON)
  • Dr. Dominik Stambach (Cardiologist, Toronto, ON)
  • Dr. Daniel Tobler (Cardiologist, Toronto, ON)
  • Ms. Elizabeth Tong (Nurse, Boston, MA)

Site designed and developed by:

This program was developed by:

  • Sick Kids
  • George H. Stedman Private Foundation
  • Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
  • Toronto Congenital Cardiac Centre for Adults

Check out the iHeartChange partner sites:

  • University Health Network
  • Providence Health Care
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Congential Heart Center
  • Albert Health Services
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Stanford Adult Congenital Heart Program