University of Nebraska Medical Center

Focus Groups

Provide opportunities for investigators interested in a specific focus area to meet and discuss research ideas.


Leaders are appointed based on volunteers identified during the annual CHVR membership survey. The number and topics will be based on results of the CHVR membership application survey.


Determined by focus group leader; including journal clubs and research seminars or other formats as appropriate to stimulate high caliber research and increased research output. It is expected that the most effective format for each focus group will be dependent upon the topic and members.


Monthly or bi-monthly as determined by leader


1 hour


CHVR members

Focus Group Leaders

Current Focus Groups and their leaders are listed below. If you are interested in joining a Focus Group, contact the leader to obtain information regarding meeting times and topic details.

Are you interested in serving as a Focus Group Leader? Please email Dr. Gundry to indicate your interest.

Cardiac Myocyte Physiology
Cardio-Metabolic Physiology
Cardio-renal Physiology
Circulatory Failure
Clinical Imaging - Cardiac & Vascular
Congenital Heart Disease
Discovery Science
Drug Discovery & Development
Heart Rhythm Disease
Preeclampsia & Pre-natal Health
Vascular Physiology & Disease