EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Clinical Associate, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, 1977-1980.
Internship and Residency, Medical College of Virginia Richmond, VA, 1975-1977.
M.D. University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago, IL, 1975.
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1971.
Cardiology Research Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1980-1982.
Florence H. Sheehan M.D.
Research Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center
Director, Cardiovascular Research and Training
1959 N.E. Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-6422
Fax: (206) 685-9394
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978.
AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE
Cardiac imaging and image analysis for patient care, clinical investigation and clinical trials
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Three-dimensional echocardiography and MRI
The right ventricle in congenital heart disease and other conditions
for more information see: http://depts.washington.edu/cvrtc
Patents: 7 awarded, 2 pending
Wong SP, Johnson RK, Sheehan FH. Rapid and accurate left ventricular surface generation from three-dimensional echocardiography by a catalog-based method, Int. J. Card. Imaging 19:9–17, 2003.
Smith JL, Bolson EL, Wong SP, Hubka M, Sheehan FH. Three-dimensional assessment of two-dimensional technique for evaluation of right ventricular function by tricuspid annulus motion, Int. J. Card. Imag. 19:189–197, 2003.
Dorosz J, Bolson EL, Waiss MS, Sheehan FH. Three-dimensional visual guidance improves the accuracy of calculating right ventricular volume with two-dimensional echocardiography, J. Am. Soc. Echocardiogr. 16:675–681, 2003.
Sheehan FH, Bolson EL. Measurement of right ventricular volume from contrast ventriculograms: In vitro validation by cast and three-dimensional echo, Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervention 62:46–51, 2004.
Poppas A, Sheehan FH, Reisman M, Harms V, Kornowski R. Validation of viability assessment by electromechanical mapping by three-dimensional reconstruction with dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with coronary artery disease, Am. J. Cardiol. 93:1087–1101, 2004.
Hubka M, McDonald JA, Wong S, Bolson EL, Sheehan FH. Monitoring change in the three-dimensional shape of the human left ventricle, J. Am. Soc. Echo. 17:404–410, 2004.
Sheehan FH, Geiser EA, Munt B, Otto CM. Performance of user independent echocardiographic border detection algorithm: Comparison with human observer variability, Int'l. J. Card. Imag. 21:617–625, 2005.
Jung HO, sheehan FH, Bolson EL, Waiss M-P, Otto CM. Evaluation of midwall systolic function in left ventricular hypertrophy: A comparison of 3D versus 2D echo indices, J. Am. Soc. Echocardiogr. 19:802–810, 2006.
Clark TJ, Sheehan FH, Bolson EL. Characterizing the normal heart using quantitative three-dimensional echocardiography, Physiol. Meas. 27:467–508, 2006.