Biography

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Dr. Matulevicius received her B.S.E. (Biomedical & Electrical Engineerig) degree from Duke University in 1998. There she was on the Deans List and Dean List with Distinction for graduate studies from 1994-1998. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with distinction in biomedical engineering. She then received her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. From 2002-2005 she served as an Intern and Resident in Internal Medicine at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (ABIM Certified 2005). She completed her Cardiology Fellowship at UT Southwestern (ABIM Certified 2010). She completed an additional year of Advanced Cardiac Imaging fellowship concentrating on MRI in 2009. She currently is the medical director of the UT Southwestern Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging laboratories as well as the Assistant Dean of Faculty Wellness. She has a research interest in ways to enhance professional fullfilment in academic faculty, clinical impact of cardiovascular imaging, and echocardiography. She has a clinical interest in cardiovascular imaging, women's heart disease, coronary artery disease, and general cardiology.

Education

Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2002)
Residency
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2005), Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Parkland Health & Hospital System (2009), Cardiology

Research Interest

  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardiovascular physiology
  • congestive heart failure
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Right ventricular structure and function

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Bleeding Risk in Patients with Cirrhosis Undergoing Transesophageal Echocardiography: 6-Year Experience from Parkland Health and Hospital System.
Chandra A, Chen TC, Tang Z, Matulevicius SA, Das SR, Agrawal D, J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2019 May 32 5 678-680
Association of African Ancestry With Electrocardiographic Voltage and Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: The Dallas Heart Study.
Alame AJ, Garg S, Kozlitina J, Ayers C, Peshock RM, Matulevicius SA, Drazner MH JAMA Cardiol 2018 Nov

Honors & Awards

  • ACCF/GE Healthcare Career Development Awards in Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies
    An integrated assessment of right-sided cardiovascular performance in left-sided chronic heart failure (2011)
  • AHA Women in Cardiology Trainee
    Award for Excellence Recipient (2007)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    (2002)
  • TEAGLE Foundation
    Merit-based partial academic scholarship for undergraduate and graduate studies (2002)
  • Magna Cum Laude
    Distinction in biomedical engineering (1998)
  • National Science Foundation/Engineering Research Center
    Undergraduate Research Fellowship (1998)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Medical Association (2020)
  • American Society of Echocardiography (2018)
  • Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) (2010)
  • American College of Cardiology (2005)
  • American Heart Association