Dr. Heidi Connolly Named Chair of Professional Advisory Board
The Marfan Foundation is pleased to announce that Heidi Connolly, MD, is now the chair of its Professional Advisory Board. This board, which is comprised of the leading Marfan syndrome and related disorders clinicians and researchers from all over the U.S., provides the Foundation with professional expertise and oversight of all medical information on the diagnosis and management of Marfan syndrome and related disorders. In addition, these doctors advise the Foundation on research opportunities and priorities.
Dr. Connolly established the Marfan Syndrome and Thoracic Aorta Clinic at Mayo Clinic and served as its director until 2012. She played a leading role in our 2009 and 2016 annual conferences, which were hosted by Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Connolly replaces Dr. Alan Braverman as chair. Dr. Braverman remains as a valued member on the Professional advisory Board.