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Globally respected leaders and experts providing much-valued guidance

Introducing the World Heart Federation Board

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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.

 

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President-Elect of the Board

Prof Fausto Pinto

 

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

 

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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…

 

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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…

 

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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…

 

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Treasurer

Kristina Sparreljung

 

  General Secretary, Swedish Heart Lung Foundation, 2014 – Present Assistant Secretary General, Heart-Lung Foundation, 2012 – 2014 Support the GS in business development. Creating commitment and consensus on business…

 

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Strategic Partner

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…

 

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Strategic Partner

Jeroen Bax

 

Prof.dr. Jeroen J. Bax, FESC (Leiden, Netherlands)   ESC Immediate Past-President (2018 – 2020), Jeroen Bax is Director of non-invasive imaging and Director of the echo-lab at the Leiden University…

 

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Strategic Partner

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…

 

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Alvaro Avezum

 

Álvaro Avezum, is the Director of the Research Division at Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology, Professor at São Paulo University, and International Research Fellow at Population Health Research Institute, McMaster…

 

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Thomas A. 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…

 

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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…

 

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Rajeev Gupta

 

 Dr Rajeev Gupta is currently Chairman, Preventive Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Research at Eternal Heart Care Centre and Research Institute, Mount Sinai New York Affiliate, Jaipur; Chairman of Academic…

 

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Dr Amam Mbakwem

 

Professor Amam C. Mbakwem.

Gender: Female

Place and date: Port Harcourt / 6th March 1957

Address: Dept of Medicine, College of Medicine, university of Lagos, PMB…

 

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Gustavo Restrepo

 

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,…

 

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Observer

Rick Grobbee

 

Diederick E. Grobbee, MD, PhD, FESC

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University Medical Center Utrecht

Rick Grobbee, is founder of the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary…

 

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Beatriz Marcet Champagne

 

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…

 

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Observer

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…

 

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