Erick Avelar, MD, FACC

  • AU/UGA Medical Partnership

    Associate Professor of Medicine

Education

2006 Master of Clinical Investigation University of Utah School of Medicine
1993 MD Federal University
1986 BS Health Science Agnes Erskine-Recife-Brazil

Residency

1993-1994 Internship, Critical Care Army General Hospital, Brazil
1994-1996 Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine Oswaldo Cruz University Hospital, Brazil
1996-1998 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cardiology Research NEMC-Tufts University, Massachusetts
1998-1999 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cardiology Research University of Michigan, Michigan
1999-2000 Internship, Internal Medicine Good Samaritan Hospital/UC, Ohio
2000-2002 Residency, Internal Medicine Good Samaritan Hospital/UC, Ohio
2002-2006 Fellowship,Cardiology University of Utah School of Medicine, Utah
2006-2008 Fellowship, Crdiology: Advanced Imaging Fellowship: level III Echo, MRI, CT Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard, Massachusetts

Academic Appointments

2008-2013 Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology - Division of Cardiology; Director of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging
  • Affiliations

    Professional Memberships:

    American Heart Association, 2002-present

    American College of Cardiology, 2003-present

    American Society of Echocardiography, 2008-presetn

    Society of Cardiovascular CT, 2009-present

  • Of Note

    • NIH/Brigham and Women's Hospital - 2/1/13-4/30/17:
      • Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial (CIRT)
      • Site PI
    • NIH/Duke University- 7/30/10-4/30/15
      • PROspective <Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation of Chest Pain (PROMISE)
      • Site PI
    • Connecticut Breast Health Initiative  - 6/1/12-5/31/13; 3/1/10-3/31/12
      • Early Detection of Cardiotoxicity by adnanced Cardio-Imaging and a Novel Biomarker in Breast Cancer Patients undergoing chemotherapy
    • McPhee Foundation - 9/23/10-8/31/11
      • Early Detection of Cardiotoxity by adnanced Cardio-Imaging and a Novel Biomarker in Breast Cancer Patients undergoing chemotherapy