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Meet Our Team

Meet the cardiogenomics education team! We welcome requests for information about our work and collaboration opportunities. We are a diverse group of researchers affiliated with Northwestern University, Augustana College and Sanford Health, working together with funding from the American Heart Association Sudden Cardiac Death Strategically Focused Research Network, to create resources for medical providers looking to incorporate genetics into the treatment and prevention of heart disease. 

Northwestern Team Members 

Laura Rasmussen-Torvik, PhD 

Chief of Epidemiology in the Department of Preventive Medicine
Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology)

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Lisa Castillo, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) 
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Debra Duquette, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

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Catherine Wicklund, MS

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

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Adam Gordon, PhD   

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

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Courtney Scherr, PhD 

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

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Greg Webster, MD 

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology)

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Jennifer Young, PhD 

Assistant Professor of Medical Social Sciences

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