DPKenny smallDamien Kenny, MB, MD, MRCPCH, was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1974. He graduated with an honors degree from University College, Dublin and following Internship spent 1 year working in Mongolia and Vietnam as medical director of a small Irish charity. He trained in Pediatric Cardiology in Bristol in the UK and spent two years researching his doctorate in pathophysiology of hypertension in coarctation of the aorta at the University of Bristol.  He completed his senior fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at the Rush Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease. He is currently Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Hybrid Suite at Rush. To date he has published over 60 peer reviewed articles and written 20 book chapters. His current research interests focus on the application of bioresorbable technologies to children with congenital heart disease including development of stents and valves that may reduce the potential for multiple heart surgeries for growing children. This work would not be possible without the vision and support of AGHF and Dr Kenny is honored to be associated with this dedicated and passionate group of people.