Medical Advisory Committee

Team Members

Michel Accad

M.D, Cardiologist, Medical Director of Athletic Heart of San Francisco.

Dr. Accad is an assistant professor of medicine at University of California San Francisco. He holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and...

Cindy Barger

M.S.N. N.P

Cindy is a teacher in the nurse practitioner program at San Diego’s Azusa Pacific University. She has been a nurse practitioner specializing in trauma and emergency medicine...

S. Joanne Dames


Joanne Dames, MD, MPH serves as Via Heart Project’s medical director and president of its board of directors. As a practicing physician in San Francisco, CA, Dr. Dames is board certified in Emergency...

Laurie Bieraugel

B.S.N., R.N.

Laurie has served her community for more than 25 years as a registered nurse for Invasive Cardiology and Electrophysiology care. In her off hours, she is passionate about raising awareness...

Vic Froelicher

M.D. Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Orthopedics/Sports Medicine Director Sports Cardiology Clinic, Stanford University

Dr. Froelicher is a professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Orthopedics at Stanford University...

Kim Griffin

B.S.N. R.N., member of American College of Cardiology and American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Kim has her B.S.N. R.N. degrees and is a member of American College of Cardiology and American Association of Critical Care Nurses...

Mike Griffin

MD; board certification in Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, medical director for Children’s Cardiology of the Bay Area, located in San Mateo

Dr. Griffin is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease and...

Stefanie Jayme


Stefanie is echocardiographer with Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame, CA, where she has worked since she began her career 13 years ago. Ms. Jayme welcomes...

Earvin Ledi

RN BScN CCRN-CMC, Employer-Perioperative Manager at Kaiser San Francisco, Consultant-Sutter Health

Earvin Ledi MSN, RN, is a registered nurse with over 20 years of diverse leadership experience in both clinical nursing and nursing education in academia. He’s currently the Regional Director for Patient Care services for northern California Kaiser...
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