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Monica Colvin-Adams, MD

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My clinical interests include the genetics of heart failure, cardiac transplants, peripartum cardiomyopathy, dilated and familial cardiomyopathy, and pulmonary hypertension.

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"Best Doctors for Women" Minnesota Monthly Magazine 2013

Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
2012 Top Doctor

Career Advancement Program for Clinical Research Scholar, University of Minnesota 2008-2011

Monica Colvin-Adams and Adheesh Agnihotri. Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy: Current Knowledge and Future Direction. In Press, Clinical Transplantation.

John R, Liao K, Kamdar F, Eckman P, Boyle A, and Colvin-Adams M. Continuous-flow ventricular assist devices as a bridge to transplant effectively improves pretransplant and posttransplant pulmonary hemodynamics in patients with end-stage heart failure. In Press, Cardiothoracic Transplantation.

Colvin-Adams, Monica, Taylor, Anne L, Isosorbide dinitrate-hydralazine improves outcomes in African Americans with heart failure. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 74 (3), p.227-234, Mar 2007.

Shroff GR, Taylor AL, Colvin-Adams M. Race-related differences in heart failure therapies: Simply black and white or shades of grey? Current Cardiology Reports. 2007;9(3):178-81.

Colvin-Adams M, Ali S. “Who Should Pay for Home Monitoring?” Current Cardiology Reports. 2006; 8(3):191-197.

Boyle A, Colvin-Adams M. Recipient selection and management. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 16 (4), p.358-363, Jan 2004.

M. Colvin-Adams, Nonye Harcourt, Yasir Sonbol, Ganesh Raveendran, Mark Pritzker, and Daniel Duprez. Heart Transplantation is Associated with Abnormal Peripheral Artery Function and Chronic Endothelial Dysfunction. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2010; 29(2) S74.

S. Petros, G. Raveendran, R. Wilson, J. Connett, M. Pritzker, M. Colvin-Adams. MRI Lacks Sensitivity in the Detection of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2009;28(2):S328.

S. Lee, J. Connett, M. Colvin-Adams. Short- and Long-Term Survival of Combined Heart-Kidney Transplants Performed in the United States (Evaluation of the UNOS Database)The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2009; 28(2): S118.

S. Lee, J. Connett, M. Colvin-Adams. Extremes of Body Mass Index Do Not Affect Short- and Long-Term Survival Outcomes Following Cardiac Transplantation (Evaluation of the UNOS database) 

The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 
2009; 28(2):169.