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Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials

Welcome! Our mission is to offer innovative treatments to the patient population served by the Medical College of Wisconsin while maintaining a safe, caring and well-controlled environment for our research patients. 

About our trials

Our Cardiovascular Clinical Trials team conducts a variety of clinical studies at Froedtert Hospital and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

We provide patients the opportunity to participate in investigational treatment alternatives standard of care therapies do not offer. A team approach integrating faculty cardiologists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, pharmacists and other highly specialized professionals is utilized.  

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Cardiovascular Medicine Clinical Trials

Areas of Interest

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Coronary artery disease prevention and long-term management
  • Congenital heart disease and defects
  • Management of congestive heart failure through disease progression
  • Hypertrophic heart disease

  • Brady and tachycardia management
  • Hypertensive disease and lipid management structural heart disease (PFO, ASD)
  • Stroke prevention

Alternative management may include drugs or devices. 

Heart Failure Clinical Trials

Heart Failure

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Coronary Disease Clinical Trials

Coronary Disease

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Valve Disease Clinical Trials

Valve Disease

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Structural Heart Clinical Trials

Structural Heart

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Vascular Disease Clinical Trials

Vascular Disease

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Meet Our Team

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Nicole Lohr, MD, PhD, FACC

Associate Professor, Medical Director Cardiovascular Clinical Trials

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Barbara Shimada-Krouwer, RN, BSN

Research Coordinator Lead

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Sue Cotey, CVT

Clinical Research Assistant

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Leanne Harmann, BA, RDCS, RDMS, RVT

Research Sonographer

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Kaitlyn Duskin, BS, RDCS

Research Sonographer

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Mary Wexler, BS, RT(R), CVT

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Shelley Schultz, BS, MHA

Clinical Research Coordinator

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Sue Mauermann, RN, CCRC

Compliance Coordinator

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials

The Cardiovascular Research Service is currently conducting drug and/or device trials in the cardiac subspecialties listed. However, this does not limit what we may be working on tomorrow.

Please contact the Cardiovascular Trials program by calling (414) 955-7021 or at DOMCVClinTriStaff@mcw.edu.