Eileen M. Handberg
Dr. Handberg is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Program in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Florida. She also serves the University as an Institutional Review Board member. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner and works in an outpatient practice, the inpatient interventional service, and manages research patient care. Her clinical interests include exercise and lifestyle interventions, ischemic heart disease, heart disease in women, atrial fibrillation, and heart failure. She has over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, abstracts and is a nationally recognized speaker. She is the Co-Director of the ACC Core Curriculum for Cardiovascular Clinicians and previous Chair of the ACC CVT Section and has been active in cardiovascular research and education for the past 30 years. She was the Co-Lead on the ACC Health Policy Statement on Advanced Practice Providers and has been a strong advocate for team-based care in cardiology.