Dr. Victor Thannickal, Chair, John W. Deming Department of Medicine was pleased to announce that Dr. Nassir F. Marrouche, Director, TRIAD Center has been named director of the Tulane University Heart and Vascular Institute (TUHVI). In this role, Dr. Nassir F. Marrouche will expand electrophysiology and cardiac imaging services at Tulane affiliated hospitals, integrated with the research and educational missions of the institute. Dr. Nassir will also explore opportunities for growth of cardiology services and programs in partnerships with other hospitals in the city and state.

“I am honored to gain the trust of Tulane leadership and to serve as the new Director of the Tulane Heart & Vascular Institute,” says Dr. Marrouche. “Leveraging on the collective potential of our great University, the superb clinical, educational and innovative talent we have in addition to the amazing partners in NOLA and Louisiana we will succeed in positioning THVI as a leading top 10 cardiovascular institute nationally and globally.”