As a Faculty Associate Director, Dr. Hernandez is responsible for providing assistance to the DCRI Director in strategy development as well as in managing both faculty and operational aspects of the DCRI. He has a specific responsibility in partnering with Dr. Kevin Schulman in leading the day-to-day management of the growing Health Services Research domain, which includes the combined efforts of the Outcomes group, Evidence-based Practice Center, Center for Learning Healthcare, and Center for Educational Excellence. Additionally, he helps formulate short- and long-term business strategies and advise the DCRI’s innovations team.
Dr. Hernandez’s clinical interests include advanced heart failure, associated comorbitidities, device therapy, and cardiac transplantation. His research interests are focused on improving outcomes across the cardiovascular spectrum through clinical trials, quality of care, and health services research.