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​​JCRP is the official journal of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation.


American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The AACVPR invites your participation as a member of an important organization. Become a part of a national network of professionals and organizations dedicated to cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation. Receive regular communications related to practice standards. Receive JCRP free, which will provide current theoretical and practical information. Have the opportunity to attend regional seminars and a national convention. Be associated with the only national organization whose goals are specifically dedicated to cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation. Have access to national directories of existing programs, members, and job opportunities.

AACVPR Office
www.aacvpr.org
330 N. Wabash Avenue
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: (312) 321-5146
Fax: (312) 527-6635
aacvpr@sba.com


Board of Directors

President 
Kate Traynor, RN, MC, FAACVPR
Boston, MA

President Elect 
Ana Mola, PhD, RN, ANP-C, MAACVPR
New York, NY

Immediate Past President
Todd M. Brown, MD, MSPH, FACC, FAACVPR
Birmingham, AL

Secretary 
Gayla Oakley, CCRP, MAACVPR
Albion, NE

Treasurer
Dean Diersing, MS, RCEP, EP-C, EIM3, CCRP, FAACVPRLubbock, TX

Director-at-Large
Cathie Biga, MSN, RN
Woodridge, IL

Director
Ruth Akers, RN, BSN, MHA, FAACVPR
Bryn Mawr, PA

Director
Mark Enrico, EP, CCRP, CLA, FAACVPR
Covina, CA

Director
Amy Knight, PhD​, ABPP
Birmingham, AL

Director
Trina Limberg, BS, RRT, FAARC
San Diego, CA

Director
Charlotte Teneback, MD
Burlington,VT

Director
Hank Wu, MD, MPH​
Providence, RI​



Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation
Board of Directors

President
Tracy Selway, MN, RN(NP)
Moncton, NB

President-Elect
Dylan Chipperfield, BSc
Saskatoon, SK

Past President
Carolyn Baer, MD, FRCPC
Moncton, NB

Treasurer
Diamond Fernandes, BSc
Calgary, AB

Secretary
Kathryn Brisco, BScPT
Kamloops, BC

Executive Director
Linda Smith—Ex. Officio
Windsor, ON

Simon Bacon, PhD, MSc, BSc
Montreal, QC

Caroline Chessex, MD
Toronto, ON

Tracey Colella, RN, PhD
Toronto, ON

Lisa Cotie, PhD, RKin
Ottawa, ON

Scott Grandy, PhD
Halifax, NS

Bruce Moran, MD
Ottawa, ON

Marie-Kristelle Ross, MD, FRCPC
Lévis, QC

Kathleen Turner, RD
Ottawa, ON

Karen Unsworth, MSc
London, ON