Committee MemberEmploymentConsultantSpeakers BureauOwnership/Partnership/PrincipalPersonal ResearchInstitutional, Organizational, or Other Financial BenefitExpert Witness
Wiley V. Chan (Co-Chair)Kaiser Permanente Northwest—Director of Guidelines and Evidence-Based Medicine (through 2014 and as a consultant currently)NoneNoneNone
  • PCORI

  • Community Clinics Health Network

None
Thomas A. Pearson (Co-Chair)University of Rochester Medical Center—Executive Vice President for Research and EducationNoneNoneNone
  • NCATS

  • NHLBI

  • PCORI

NoneNone
Glen C. BennettNHLBI—Program CoordinatorNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Graciela CastilloAmerican Institutes for Research—Senior ResearcherNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
William C. CushmanThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center—Professor, Preventative MedicineNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Thomas A. GazianoHarvard Medical School—Assistant Professor; Brigham and Women’s Hospital—Associate Physician in Cardiovascular MedicineNoneNoneNone
  • NHLBI

  • NIA

NoneNone
Paul N. GormanOregon Health and Science University—Associate ProfessorNoneNoneNone
  • AHRQ

  • National Science Foundation

NoneNone
Joel HandlerSouthern California Permanente Medical Group—Staff PhysicianNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Susan K.R. HeilAmerican Institutes for Research—Health and Social DevelopmentNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Julie C. Jacobson VannThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—Associate ProfessorNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Harlan M. KrumholzYale-New Haven Hospital—Director
  • United Healthcare

NoneNone
  • Medtronic

  • Johnson & Johnson

NoneNone
Robert F. KushnerNorthwestern University—Professor in Medicine
  • Novo Nordisk

  • Weight Watchers

  • Zafgen

  • Retrofit

  • Takeda

NoneNone
  • Aspire Bariatrics

NoneNone
Thomas D. MacKenzieDenver Health Foundation—Chief Quality OfficerNoneNoneNone
  • NCATS

  • NHLBI

  • PCORI

NoneNone
Ralph L. SaccoUniversity of Miami Health System—Chairman and Professor Department of Neurology
  • Boehringer Ingelheim

NoneNone
  • NINDS

  • AHA

  • Duke Clinical Research Institute (DSMB)

  • UCSF (DSMB)

NoneNone
Sidney C. Smith, Jr.University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—Professor of MedicineNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Jennifer StephensJohns Hopkins University—Graduate StudentNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Victor J. StevensKaiser Permanente Center for Health Research—Research ScientistNoneNoneNone
  • NIH

NoneNone
Barbara L. WellsNational Institutes of Health—Health Scientist AdministratorNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone

This table reflects the healthcare-related relationships of authors with industry and other entities provided by the panel during the document development process (2012–2016). Both compensated and uncompensated relationships are reported. These relationships were reviewed and updated in conjunction with all meetings and conference calls of the panel during the document development process. To review the NHLBI comprehensive policies for managing relationships with industry and other entities, please refer to http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/cvd_adult/coi-rwi_policy.htm.

AHA indicates American Heart Association; AHRQ, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; DSMB, data safety monitoring board; NCATS, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences; NHLBI, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; NIA, National Institute on Aging; NIH, National Institutes of Health; NINDS, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; PCORI, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute; and UCSF, University of California, San Francisco.