Cardiology Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker Series

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Richard Ohye, MD visiting from University of Michigan, presents Lessons Learned from Running a Multi-Center Randomized Trial: The Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial.

Date: 
October 30, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Sarver Heart Center
Event Location Other: 
Room 4137

Richard Ohye, MD visiting from University of Michigan, presents Lessons Learned from Running a Multi-Center Randomized Trial: The Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial.

Richard G. Ohye, M.D. is the Head of the Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery in the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Michigan and co-Director of the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center.  After graduating from the Ohio State University Medical School, he stayed at Ohio State for his General Surgery and Cardiothoracic residencies.  Following a Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Michigan, Dr. Ohye became the Director of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at Albany Medical Center.  In 2000 he returned to the University of Michigan as faculty in the Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Program Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Fellowship and Surgical Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation Program.  In 2009, Dr. Ohye became the Head the Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery and co-Director of the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center.

Dr. Ohye’s current research activities consist of several projects through the Michigan Congenital Heart Outcomes Research and Discovery Program, as well as being the co-Principle Investigator of the Section’s research activities in the NIH-sponsored Pediatric Heart Network (PHN).  Through the PHN, Dr. Ohye is the Study Chair of the multi-institutional Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial, the first multi-institutional randomized clinical trial performed in congenital heart surgery.  He has an interest in pediatric cardiac device development; he is currently involved in the development of several novel devices and is on the NHLBI committee developing the clinical trials to test the next generation of ventricular assist devices and ECMO circuits.