Board of Directors
Meet the Board

Our Pericarditis Alliance team is comprised of national and international leaders in the pericardial field and pericardial patients.

Allan Klein, MD

Director of the Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pericardial Diseases at the Cleveland Clinic

Massimo Imazio, M.D.

Head of Cardiology at the University Hospital “Santa Maria della Misericordia” in Udine, Italy

Allen Luis, M.D.

Co-Director of the Pericardial Diseases Clinic at the Mayo Clinic

Martin LeWinter, M.D.

Cardiologist at the University of Vermont Medical Center

Chadi Alraies, M.D.

Director of Interventional Cardiology Research at the Detroit Medical Center

Hope Plavin

Director of Planning and Development at Adirondack Health Institute (AHI)

Sharon Horton

Development Director for the Capital Region American Heart Association in Albany, NY

Rachel Freeburg L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oregon

Dona Winnowski, President

Vice President, Change Management Consultant, with KeyBank in Albany, NY