We are a loosely affiliated group of cardiologists, support staff and industry colleagues who come together from multiple institutions in order to provide cardiac care to indigent patients all over the world. Our membership is predominantly in the United States but we have active partners all over the world.

Tom Piemonte - Chairman

Co-founder of Project Pacer International with Dr. VK Saini, Tom Piemonte traveled extensively in the developing world, specially in projects to Bolivia and Paraguay. A graduate of Holy Cross and New York Medical College, Dr Piemonte has a primary clinical interest in interventional cardiology and currently serves as Director of the Catheterization Laboratory at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts. 

David Martin - President

Originally from London, England, David Martin is a cardiac electrophysiologist committed to bringing modern arrhythmia management to the developing world and in creating free access to such therapies for indigent patients. Dr Martin has been actively participating in Project Pacer missions to South America, Africa and India since 1991 and he has organized and coordinated many missions to Bolivia, Morocco and Kenya. A medical graduate of the University of London, Dr Martin currently serves as Vice-Chair in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. His clinical interests are in cardiac pacing, defibrillation and ablation and he has a deep commitment to medical education at all levels and in any setting. 

Adelqui Peralta - Director

Originally from Rosario, Argentina, Dr. Peralta trained in cardiology and electrophysiology at Lahey Clinic and Massachussetts General Hospital in Boston. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and currently serves as the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Boston VA Healthcare System, West Roxbury Campus. He has extensive experience in cardiac pacing, defibrillation and arrhythmia ablation and has worked with Project Pacer and other organizations in missions to Argentina, Bolivia, India and Ecuador, bringing life-saving arrhythmia therapies, as welll as sharing his knowledge with local physicians and medical students.

Anthony Moulton - Head of Operations

Anthony Moulton is a graduate of Colby College and the Arrhythmia Technology Institute. Anthony has actively participated in Project Pacer since 2008. As an employee of St. Jude Medical, Anthony has utilized his professional expertise as a medical device specialist with cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators to help facilitate patient management during medical missions. He is fluent in Spanish and has been a pivotal member to arrange the complex logistical implementation of medical projects in Bolivia. 

Kashif Chaudhry - Head of Development

Kashif Chaudhry is currently a cardiac electrophysiologist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He trained in Electrophysiology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA and at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD. Kashif takes keen interest in humanitarian work and first accompanied Project Pacer on its 2017 trip to Bolivia. His dream is to help bridge the gap in healthcare between the developed and developing world

Oscar Ferrufino - Regional Contact, Bolivia

Oscar Ferrufino is Professor of Medicine at Seguro Social Universitario in Cochabamba, Bolivia, where he has an active clinical practice in cardiology and has been responsible for the design and construction of the new hospital facility for Seguro Social as well as the planning of the new Viedma Hospital in Cochabamba. Dr Ferrufino is a key figure for Project Pacer, he has been supporting and hosting medical missions to Bolivia for more than 20 years during which time hundreds of indigent patients with Chagas disease have received modern cardiac therapies. 

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