Board Executive

Prof Stephen Nicholls

Director of Monash Heart.

Director of Victorian Heart Institute, Monash University.

Prof Stephen Nicholls

President
Prof Clara Chow

Academic Director of the Westmead Applied Research Centre.

Clinical Lead, Community Based Cardiac Services at Westmead Hospital.

Prof Clara Chow

Immediate Past President
Dr Mayanna Lund

Cardiologist, Middlemore Hospital. Clinical Lead, Northern Region Cardiac Clinical Network.

Dr Mayanna Lund

Honorary Secretary
Prof William Parsonage

Senior Cardiologist at Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane QLD.

Adj/Prof QUT’s Institute Health and Biomedical Innovation and Senior Lecturer at UQ Medicine.

Prof William Parsonage

Honorary Asst Secretary/Treasurer

Committee Chairs

A/Prof Matthew Worthley

Head of Unit of Cardiology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and at the University of Adelaide.

A/Prof Matthew Worthley

Advanced Training Committee
Prof Jenny Deague

Director of Cardiology Joondalup Health Campus and Adjunct Clinical
Professor of Health Sciences, Curtin University, WA.

Prof Jenny Deague

Education Committee
Prof Sally Inglis

A/Prof IMPACCT – Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation, Faculty of Health, UTS.
Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow.

Prof Sally Inglis

Professional and Ethical Standards Committee
A/Prof Dominica Zentner

Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital A/Prof, Department of Medicine RMH, University of Melbourne.

A/Prof Dominica Zentner

Quality Standards Committee
A/Prof Martin Stiles

Director of Cardiac EP, Waikato Hospital.
A/Prof, University of Auckland.

A/Prof Martin Stiles

Scientific Committee

Appointed Members

Prof Rajesh Puranik

Clinical Prof University of Sydney
Consultant Cardiologist, RPAH and Alfred Cardiology
Consultant in Cardiovascular MRI, RPAH, CHW, SMRI.

Prof Rajesh Puranik

Clinical Practice Advisor
Prof Garry Jennings AO

Chief Medical Advisor, Heart Foundation of Australia.
Senior Director, Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute.

Prof Garry Jennings AO

Heart Foundation Representative
Dr Selwyn Wong

Head, Cardiology, Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau District Health Board.
Past Chair of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians NZ Specialist Advisory Committee.

Dr Selwyn Wong

NZ Regional Committee Chair
Dr Ashutosh Hardikar

Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery & Staff Specialist, Royal Hobart Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor, Tasmanian school of Medicine, UTAS.

Dr Ashutosh Hardikar

Surgical Representative

Council Chairs

Dr Lee Nedkoff

Senior Research Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, UWA.
National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow.

Dr Lee Nedkoff

Allied Health, Science and Technology Council
Prof Gregory Scalia

Cardiologist Director of Echocardiography, The Prince Charles Hospital.
Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland.

Prof Gregory Scalia

Cardiac Imaging Council
A/Prof Caleb Ferguson

Associate Professor & NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow,
University of Wollongong and Western Sydney Local Health District.

A/Prof Caleb Ferguson

Cardiovascular Nursing Council
Prof Jonathan Kalman, AO

Head of Department, Heart Rhythm at Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne.

Prof Jonathan Kalman, AO

Heart Rhythm Council
Dr Sidney Lo

Interventional Cardiologist at Liverpool Hospital.

Dr Sidney Lo

Interventional Council
A/Prof Michael Cheung

Director, Cardiology, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.
Group Leader Heart Research, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

A/Prof Michael Cheung

Paediatric and Congenital Council

Elected Representatives

Prof Liza Thomas

Conjoint Prof, University of Sydney and Adjunct Prof, UNSW.
Clinical Lead for non invasive cardiac imaging at Westmead Hospital and senior staff specialist.

Prof Liza Thomas

NSW Elected Member
Dr David Cross

Cardiologist at GenesisCare.
Senior Visiting Cardiologist – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

Dr David Cross

QLD Elected Member
Dr Alicia Chan

Director & Cardiologist Western HeartCare, Western Community Hospital and Academic Cardiologist,
University of Adelaide.

Dr Alicia Chan

SA Elected Board Member
Dr Nathan Dwyer

Director of Cardiology Department, Royal Hobart Hospital.

Research Associate, Menzies Institute for Medical Research.

Dr Nathan Dwyer

TAS Elected Board Member
A/Prof Dominica Zentner

Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital
A/Prof, Department of Medicine RMH, University of Melbourne.

A/Prof Dominica Zentner

VIC Elected Board Member
Dr James Rankin

Interventional Cardiologist.

Head of Cardiology at Fiona Stanley Hospital, Perth.

Dr James Rankin

WA Elected Board Member
Dr Mayanna Lund

Cardiologist, Middlemore Hospital. Clinical Lead, Northern Region Cardiac Clinical Network.

Dr Mayanna Lund

NZ Elected Board Member

Board Members