COVID-19 outbreak

Latest updates on the coronavirus and heart disease

Find out more

Our Board

Globally respected leaders and experts providing much-valued guidance

Introducing the World Heart Federation Board

Profile Picture

Mr John Kelly

 

Adjunct Professor John G Kelly AM is the National CEO of the Heart Foundation of Australia.

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Dr Amam Mbakwem

 

Profile Picture

President of the Board

Prof Karen Sliwa

 

Prof Karen Sliwa, MD, PhD, FESC, FACC, DTM & H- is the Director of the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Born in…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

President-Elect of the Board

Prof Fausto Pinto

 

Professor Fausto Pinto, MD PhD FESC FACC FSCAI FASE; is the Past-President of European Society of Cardiology; Dean of Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon; Head of the Heart and…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Vice President

Dr Nooshin Bazargani

 

Dr Nooshin Bazargani is currently a consultant Cardiologist at the Dubai Health Authority and is Deputy Head of the Dubai Heart Centre, Dubai Hospital, Dubai Health Authority. Nooshin has been…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Vice President-Elect

Prof Jagat Narula

 

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, MACC, FRCP is Philip J. and Harriet L. Goodhart Chair in Cardiology, Chief of Cardiology, St. Luke’s & Roosevelt Hospital of Mount Sinai, Professor of Medicine…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Past President

Prof David Wood

 

Garfield Weston Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, MB ChB, MSc, FRCP, FRCPE, FFPHM, FESC
Professor Wood is a…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Treasurer

Ms Kristina Sparreljung

 

EMPLOYMENTS

General Secretary, Swedish Heart Lung Foundation, 20141001 – ongoing

Assistant Secretary General, Heart-Lung Foundation, 2012 – 2014

Support the GS in business development. Creating commitment and consensus on business…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Strategic partner

Prof Barbara Casadei

 

Barbara Casadei is a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Oxford…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Strategic Partner

Dr Mark Creager

 

Dr. Mark A. Creager, MD, FAHA, FACC, is the Anna Gundlach Huber Professor of Medicine and Professor of Surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and he is Director…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Strategic Partner

Dr Richard Chazal

 

Richard A. Chazal, MD, MACC

Rick Chazal is a senior cardiologist and the Medical Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute for Lee Health, a four hospital, not-for-profit system in…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

At large position

Dr ALVARO AVEZUM

 

Álvaro Avezum, cardiologist and epidemiologist, is the Director of the International Research Center at Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital and Research Director of São Paulo State Society of Cardiology in São…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

At large position

Dr Thomas Gaziano

 

Thomas A. Gaziano MD, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

At large position

Prof Junbo Ge

 

Professor Junbo Ge is academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences; the chief of cardiology department of Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University; the chief of Shanghai Cardiovascular Clinical Center; the chairman of…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

At large position

Prof Rajeev Gupta

 

Profile Picture

At Large Position

Dr Gustavo Alonso Restrepo-Molina

 

Personal data

Name: GUSTAVO ALONSO

Last name: RESTREPO-MOLINA

Citizenship Certificate: 3.228.672

Nationality: Colombian

Date of birth: October 15, 1955

Medical Internist, Cardiologist, Echocardiographer

Medical Record: 11375-83

E-mail: gustavorestrepomd@une.net.co

Cell…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Observer

Prof Diederick Grobbee

 

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University Medical Center Utrecht

Rick Grobbee, is founder of the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care (1996), a division of the  University Medical Center…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Observer

Dr Beatriz Marcet Champagne

 

As a member of the InterAmerican Heart Foundation, Beatriz is dedicated to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases or NCDs, heart diseases and stroke in the Americas.  She helped found…

 

Read full biography

Profile Picture

Observer

Prof Dorairaj Prabhakaran

 

Professor D. Prabhakaran is a cardiologist and epidemiologist by training. He is an internationally renowned researcher and is currently the Vice President- Research & Policy, Public Health Foundation of India,…

 

Read full biography