Wilf Family Cardiovascular Research Institute

Ileana L. Piña, M.D., M.P.H.

Ileana L. Piña, M.D., M.P.H.Ileana L. Piña, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Dr. Piña’s research interests involve health outcomes for heart failure patients, asking the question whether a complex processed intervention that occurs early post-discharge can reduce the 30-day readmission rate and improve patient overall outcomes. full bio>> 

Key Publications

  1. Ahmad T, O'Brien EC, Schulte PJ, Stevens SR, Fiuzat M, Kitzman DW, Adams KF, Kraus WE, Piña IL, Donahue MP, Zannad F, Whellan DJ, O'Connor CM, Felker GM. Evaluation of the Incremental Prognostic Utility of Increasingly Complex Testing in Chronic Heart Failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Jul;8(4):709-16.
  2. Maisel A, Xue Y, Greene SJ, Pang PS, Januzzi JL, Piña IL, DeFilippi C, Butler J The potential role of natriuretic peptide-guided management for patients hospitalized for heart failure. J Card Fail. 2015 Mar;21(3):233-9.
  3. Patel SR, Piña IL. From acute decompensated to chronic heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Dec 15;114(12):1923-9.
  4. Zusterzeel R, Selzman KA, Sanders WE, Caños DA, O'Callaghan KM, Carpenter JL, Piña IL, Strauss DG. Cardiac resynchronization therapy in women: US Food and Drug Administration meta-analysis of patient-level data. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Aug;174(8):1340-8.
  5. Piña IL, Cohen PD, Larson DB, Marion LN, Sills MR, Solberg LI, Zerzan J. A framework for describing health care delivery organizations and systems. Am J Public Health. 2015 Apr;105(4):670-9.
  6. Piña IL, Bittner V, Clare RM, Swank A, Kao A, Safford R, Nigam A, Barnard D, Walsh MN, Ellis SJ, Keteyian SJ; HF-ACTION Investigators. Effects of exercise training on outcomes in women with heart failure: analysis of HF-ACTION (Heart Failure-A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise TraiNing) by sex. JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Apr;2(2):180-6.

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