Kevin Maher

Kevin Maher, MD

Cardiac Intensive Care Clinical Director, Center for Pediatric Nanomedicine Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Biography

Dr Kevin Maher graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and then completed a residency and chief residency in pediatrics, also at the University of Maryland. He attended the University of Michigan for a fellowship in pediatric cardiology. In 2004, Dr Maher joined the Pediatric Cardiology group at Childrenu2019s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine. His primary clinical responsibilities are in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit at Childrenu2019s, where he serves as director of the cardiac ICU. Dr. Maheru2019s research activities include heart failure in children, cardiac biomarkers, pediatric medical device development and nanotechnologies for pediatric cardiac disease. Dr Maher works on a number of collaborations with Georgia Institute of Technology, aiming to bring engineers into pediatric research and device development. He is the Clinical Director of the Center for Pediatric Nanomedicine, the Co-director of the Center for Pediatric Innovation and the associate director of the Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium. He is an adjunct associate professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech. Dr Maher has been an active member the American Heart Association, serving as the Atlanta Metro AHA Board president, and is currently Vice-President of the AHA Board for the southeast US.