Dr Kevin Maher
Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine. Director, Cardiac Intensive Care, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Medical Director, Pediatric Technology Center, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr Kevin Maher is a professor of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine and the director of the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  He attended medical school at the University of Maryland, followed by a residency and chief residency in pediatrics, at the University of Maryland. He attended the University of Michigan for a fellowship in pediatric cardiology, followed by additional training in critical care at DuPont Children’s. In 2004, Dr Maher joined the Pediatric Cardiology group at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University. Dr Maher’s research activities include heart failure in children, pediatric medical device development, Big Data and Analytics, and application of technology to pediatric research and innovation. He has published over 70 articles and has presented his research worldwide. Dr Maher works on a number of research collaborations between Children’s of Atlanta and Georgia Tech, and serves as the medical director of the Pediatric Technology Center at Georgia Tech and Children’s of Atlanta.  He is an adjunct professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech. Dr Maher is an active member the American Heart Association, having served as the president of the AHA Board for the SE United States. Dr Maher resides with his wife and three children in Atlanta.