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The 2024 Happy Heart Festival
A Program of the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation and Camp del Corazon

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We are excited to announce some of the fantastic speakers at our 2024 Happy Heart Festival!


Anjan S. Batra, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at UCI and Medical Director of Electrophysiology at CHOC Heart Institute

Children's Hospital of Orange County


Talk: "Pacemakers and Defibrillators: How Do They Work and Who Needs Them?"

Micheal Kuhn

Micheal Kuhn, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Chief, Pediatric Cardiology

Loma Linda University Health

Talk: "Exercise in Children with Complex Congenital Heart Disease"


Saar Danon, MD

Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist

Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Cardiac Catheterization

Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach


Talk: "Heart Valves: What I Need to Know About Mine"

Gira Morchi

Gira Morchi, MD

Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist

Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology

Children's Hospital of Orange County

Talk: "Hybrid Interventions"


Priyanka Doshi, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Talk: "Supporting the Whole Patient: Learning About Resources to Support Medical and Mental Health"


Kevin Shannon, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Co-Founder & Medical Director at

Camp del Corazon


Talk: "Aortopathies: Hope the the best, plan for the worst"


Adel Younoszai, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist

Co-Director of the Heart Institue,

and Division Chief of Cardiology, Department of Pediactrics, UC San Diego

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego


Talk: "Single Ventricles"

Panel: "Adulting with CHD: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Cardiac Care"


Terra Chez

Mom of 3 CHD Kids


Emily Earhart

ACHD Patient / Insurance Expert / P.A.C.E. Advisor


Klever Erazo


ACHD Patient / Current P.A.C.E. Member & Ambassador

Roslyn Rivera

Roslyn Rivera, RN

Pediatric Cardiology Nurse / ACHD Patient / P.A.C.E. Advisor

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Michael Strane

P.A.C.E. Director / Heart Transplant Patient

Panel: "CAMP 101: So You Want to be a Camper?"


Kylie "Smalls" Knudson

Program Director,

Camp del Corazon


Karen Martinez

Camper Mom


Jacob Raway

Former Camper, Current PACEr

Roslyn Rivera

Roslyn Rivera, RN

Nurse Coordinator,

ACHD Patient


Kevin "Big Kahuna" Shannon, MD

Co-Founder & Medical Director,

Camp del Corazon

About Edwards Lifesciences: Edwards Lifesciences is a global leader in patient-focused innovations treating heart valve disease. Edwards is a longtime supporter of Camp del Corazon.

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