EXCITE International is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey J. Popma, MD as chair of its Scientific Collaboration. This appointment follows the retirement of Dr Bryan Luce who has been chair since the inception of EXCITE International in 2016.
We would like to express our profound appreciation to Bryan for his outstanding leadership and help in assembling a Collaboration consisting of some of the most outstanding scientists in evidence development and analysis and clinical trial development. Bryan will now dedicate more of his time to his passion for deep sea diving.
Dr Popma is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief Scientific Officer at the Baim Clinical Research Institute in Boston. He has extensive experience in clinical trial design and execution and is the Director, Intervention Cardiology Clinical Service at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a leader in clinical investigation, Jeff has over 500 peer-reviewed publications to his name in the field of interventional cardiology and structural heart disease, and is focused now on clinical trial design using "real world" clinical data.
Please join me in congratulating Jeff on his appointment. We are grateful he has accepted the challenge to further advance the work of the EXCITE International Scientific Collaboration.
Leslie Levin MD
Chief Executive and Scientific Officer
Richard Kuntz MD