Program in Sudden Cardiac Death

Vandenhoek

Director: Terry Vanden Hoek MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Research focuses on improving survival for cardiac arrest with novel pharmacological strategies for improving metabolic and functional resuscitation and survival. A strong advocate of public education programs that teach simple, easy-to-learn life saving techniques, he leads the Illinois Heart Rescue program, which teaches cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the community.