FELLOWS

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.

Dr. Brian Bergmark received his BA from Stanford University and his MD from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Bergmark completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2014.  He is in the third year of fellowship training in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is currently a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. His research interests include cardiometabolic disease and acute coronary syndromes.

Dr. Thomas Zelniker received his medical degree from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, and wrote his doctoral thesis at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Dr. Zelniker completed his internal medicine residency at the University Hospital of Heidelberg in 2015. He then spent two years as a cardiology fellow at the University Hospital of Heidelberg. He is currently a research fellow at the TIMI Study Group. His research interests include cardiovascular critical care, pulmonary hypertension, heart failure and biomarker research.