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Our Committees

We bring together world leaders in heart health

Discover our members of the Congress Programme Committe and Congress Management Committee for WCC 2018

CONGRESS MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE (CMC)

David Wood

Co-Chair

World Heart Federation – President

Fahad Omar Baslaib

Co-Chair

Emirates Cardiac Society – Board Member

Alawi Alsheikh-Ali

Member

Emirates Cardiac Society – Board Member

Kadhim Sulaiman

Member

Gulf Heart Association – President

Mohammad Zubaid

Member

Gulf Heart Association – Board Member

Tony Duncan

Member

World Heart Federation – Vice President

Nooshin Bazargani

Member

World Heart Federation – Vice President-Elect

Jagat Narula

Member

World Heart Federation – SPAC Chair

Staffan Johansson

Member

World Heart Federation – Secretary & Treasurer

Jean-Luc Eiselé

Member

World Heart Federation – Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Forrester

Member

World Heart Federation – Finance Director

Heather Sheppard

Member

MCI Geneva – PCO Integration & Performance Manager

Jennifer Díaz

Supporting staff

World Heart Federation – Congress and Events Manager

Andreea Dragus

Supporting staff

World Heart Federation – Membership Manager and Events Coordinator

CONGRESS PROGRAMME COMMITTEE (CPC)

Jagat Narula

Chair

World Heart Federation – SPAC Chair

Wael Al Mahmeed

Co-Chair

Emirates Cardiac Society – Board Member

Jassim Al-Suwaidi

Co-Chair

Gulf Heart Association – Board Member

Abdulmajeed Al Zubaidi

Co-Chair

Emirates Cardiac Society – Vice President

Adel Khalifa

Co-Chair

Gulf Heart Association

Karen Sliwa

Co-Chair

World Heart Federation – President-Elect

Mouaz Al-Mallah, Saudi Arabia

Topic Group Leader – Cardiac Imaging

Eloisa Arbustini, Italy

Topic Group Leader – Genetics / Epigenetics / Technology / E-health

Javed Butler, USA

Topic Group Leader – Heart Failure / Left Ventricular Function / Myocardial Pericardial Disease / Chagas Disease

Y. Chandrashekhar, USA

Topic Group Leader – Ischaemia / Coronary Artery Disease / Coronary Interventions / Acute Coronary Syndrome

Albertino Damasceno, Mozambique

Topic Group Leader – Hypertension / Obesity / Dyslipidemia / Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders

Dirk Deleu, Qatar

Topic Group Leader – Stroke / Peripheral Circulation / Non-coronary Interventions / Aorto-arteritis

Yvonne Garcia Richaud, Mexico

Topic Group Leader – Heart Disease in Women

Ahmed Hersi, Saudi Arabia

Topic Group Leader – Arrhythmias

Francisco Lopez Jimenez, US

Topic Group Leader – Epidemiology / Prevention / Health Promotion / Physical Activity / Advocacy

Catriona Jennings, UK

Topic Group Leader – Allied Health Professionals

Ana Olga Mocumbi, Mozambique

Topic Group Leader – Paediatrics / Adolescent / Congenital Heart Disease

Murat Tuzcu, UAE

Topic Group Leader – Valvular Disease / RHD / Pulmonary Circulation / Valvular Intervention

Pablo Perel

Member

World Heart Federation – Senior Science Advisor

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