Board of Directors


Smyth Khaled M. Ziada, MD, FACC, FSCAI
UK Health Care
326 Charles T. Wethington Bldg
900 South Limestone Street Lexington, KY 40536




Johnstone John M. Johnstone, M.D., F.A.C.C.
2161 Lexington Rd, Ste #1
Richmond, KY 40475

Immediate Past Governor

Smyth Susan Smyth, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C.
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine University of Kentucky
900 S Limestone St
321 Wethington Bldg
Lexington, KY 40536-0200


Jacqueline Dawson Dowe, MD, FACC
The Medical Center
250 Park St.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Andrew DeFilippis, M.D., M.Sc.
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

Hussam Hamdalla, MD, FACC
Ephraim McDowell Heart & Vascular Institute
216 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422
J. Christian Hays, MD, FACC
Arrhythmia Consultants of Northern Kentucky
20 Medical Village, Dr Suite 177
Edgewood, KY 41017

Patricia Horvat, RN
2161 Lexington Road Ste #1
Richmond, KY 40475
Tracy E. Macaulay, PharmD, AACC
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
900 St. Limestone St., CTW 320
Lexington, KY 40536

Majd Makhoul MD, FACC
University of Kentucky
138 Leader Avenue
Lexington, KY 40508
Manish Sharma, MBBS, FACC
Norton Heart Specialists
15121 Chestnut Ridge Cir
Louisville, KY 40245

Gretchen L. Wells, MD, FACC
UK Health Care
326 Charles T. Wethington Bldg.
900 South Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40536

Liaisons to the Board

CV Team Member Liasion

Mary Blanton Covell, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
217 S. 3rd St.
Danville, KY 40422

ECP Committee Liaison

Lynda Otalvaro Orozco, MD, FACC
Appalachian Regional Healthcare
210 Black Gold Blvd.
Hazard, KY 41701

FIT Liaison

Nina Williams, MD
University of Louisville Department of Cardiology
550 S Jackson St 3rd Floor
Louisville, KY 40202

Annual Scientific Meeting Committee Chair

Christopher Betz, PharmD
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy
2100 Gardiner Lane
Louisville, KY 40205

Past Governors

  • Susan Smyth, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C. 2016-2019
  • Jesse E. Adams, III, MD, FACC 2013-2016
  • Juan Villafane, MD, FACC 2010-2013
  • David J. Moliterno, MD, FACC 2007-2010
  • Albert B. Mercer, MD, FACC 2004-2007
  • Robert R. Goodin, MD, FACC 2001-2004
  • Morris M. Weiss, MD, FACC 1998-2001
  • Bill H. Harris, MD, FACC 1995-1998
  • Laman A. Gray, Jr., MD, FACC 1992-1995
  • Jacqueline A. Noonan, MD, FACC 1989-1992
  • Henry W. Post, MD, FACC 1986-1989
  • Michael J. Hearne, MD, FACC 1983-1986
  • Nancy C. Flowers, MD, FACC 1980-1983
  • Jacqueline A. Noonan, MD, FACC 1977-1980
  • Ralph Shabetai, MD, FACC 1976-1977
  • Ralph M. Denham, MD, FACC 1973-1976
  • Robert N. Class, MD, FACC 1970-1973
  • Walter S. Coe, MD, FACC 1967-1970