FELLOWS

Dr. Antonio Gutierrez received his BA from the College of the Holy Cross, his MD at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and his MHSc in clinical research at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Gutierrez completed his residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center, where he also served as a chief resident in 2011. He is in his third year of cardiovascular medicine training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and is currently a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. His research interests include clinical trials particularly in the fields of interventional cardiology and peripheral artery disease.

Dr. Alon Eisen received his MD at Sackler Faculty of Medicine in Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Eisen completed his cardiology residency at Rabin Medical Center in 2013, where he also served as a chief resident for 2 years. He is a senior cardiologist at Rabin Medical Center and a lecturer in cardiology appointed by Tel Aviv University. He is currently also a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. His research interests include clinical trials, particularly in the field of acute coronary syndromes and atherosclerotic risk factors.

Dr. Ilaria Cavallari earned her medical degree in 2011 from University Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy, where she is currently completing her fellowship in cardiology. She serves as a student counselor at University Campus Bio-Medico and a clinical tutor in cardiology for medical students. In 2010 she also joined the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium, as an Erasmus student. During her fellowship she was involved as a study investigator for several international registries and randomized clinical trials, which focused mainly on antithrombotic drugs in the setting of atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease. She is currently a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. Her research interests include thrombosis and lipid-lowering drugs.

Dr. Michael Silverman received his BA from Emory University and his MD from Tufts University School of Medicine.  Dr. Silverman completed his residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2012, then spent a year as a postdoctoral research fellow studying cardiovascular pathophysiology in the lab of Dr. David Kass at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  He is in the third year of fellowship training in cardiovascular medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is currently a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. His research interests include cardiovascular critical care, acute coronary syndromes, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Christina Fanola received both her bachelor’s and medical degrees through a combined undergraduate-medical school program at George Washington University in Washington, DC.  She completed her internal medicine residency training through Boston University Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Fanola completed a vascular medicine and research fellowship through an NIH/NHLBI sponsored program at Boston University Medical Center. She then received her Master of Science in epidemiology, with a concentration in biostatistics and clinical trial design at Boston University School of Public Health.  She is currently finishing her fellowship in cardiology at Boston University while also serving as research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. In addition to clinical trials, her research interests include antithrombotic drug agents and cardiovascular outcomes in peripheral vascular disease patients.