Speakers

J. Antonio Gutierrez , Gregory Piazza, Toby Trujillo

J. Antonio Gutierrez , MD

Dr. Gutierrez received his Bachelor of Arts from the College of the Holy Cross in 2000, Doctorate of Medicine from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 2007, and Masters of Health Science in Clinical Research from Duke University School of Medicine in 2012. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center in 2010 and was appointed Chief Medical Resident of the Durham VA Medical Center in 2011. Dr. Gutierrez completed his General Cardiology and Vascular Medicine Fellowships at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Clinical Research Fellowship at the TIMI Study Group. Most recently Dr. Gutierrez matriculated his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Gutierrez’s clinical interests include diagnostic and interventional coronary angiography, peripheral angiography and percutaneous intervention, and vascular medicine. He has been involved in multiple clinical trials involving patients with atherosclerotic disease and has published several peer-reviewed articles and reviews.

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Gregory Piazza, MD (Activity Chair)

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Cardiovascular Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Piazza is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is faculty in the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Piazza received his Medical Degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine, served as the chief medical resident, and completed Fellowships in General Cardiology and Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He also completed a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute–sponsored Advanced Fellowship in Vascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Piazza’s research interests include the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of venous thromboembolism, thrombophilia-associated infertility, computerized decision support to improve cardiovascular outcomes, and stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation.

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Toby Trujillo, PharmD, FCCP, FAHA, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Clinical Specialist - Anticoagulation/Cardiology
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, CO

Dr. Trujillo is Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Aurora, Colorado. He also serves as a Clinical Specialist in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy and anticoagulation at the University of Colorado Hospital.

Dr. Trujillo earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Davis and his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of California, San Francisco, where he also completed a residency in pharmacy practice. Dr. Trujillo completed a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy at The University of Arizona, and he is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with added qualifications in cardiology.

Dr. Trujillo’s current responsibilities at University of Colorado Hospital include providing clinical pharmacy services to cardiology, as well as directing the inpatient anticoagulation program. He also serves as co-chair of the anticoagulation subcommittee of the P&T committee. Dr. Trujillo currently serves as a preceptor to both pharmacy students and residents. His lectures at the School of Pharmacy focus on ischemic heart disease, antithrombotic therapy, and other cardiology and critical care topics.

Dr. Trujillo has served in several capacities within multidisciplinary organizations such as the American Heart Association and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Trujillo has also served on a number of committees and held leadership positions within the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, served as a speaker on numerous occasions on a national level, and authored several articles and book chapters in the area of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy. Dr. Trujillo is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and he helped develop current standards for postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) cardiology residency training programs.

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