Board Executive

Prof Clara Chow

Academic Director of the Westmead Applied Research Centre.

Clinical Lead, Community Based Cardiac Services at Westmead Hospital.

Prof Clara Chow

President
Prof Stephen Nicholls

Director of Monash Heart.

Director of Victorian Heart Institute, Monash University.

Prof Stephen Nicholls

President Elect, Honorary Treasurer
Prof Stephen Duffy

Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University.

Prof Stephen Duffy

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

Chair, Quality Standards Committee

Committee Chairs

Dr Paul Bridgman

Cardiologist, Christchurch Hospital.

Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Otago, Christchurch.

Dr Paul Bridgman

Education Committee
Dr Aravinda Thiagalingam

Senior Staff Specialist at Westmead Hospital.
Senior Lecturer Medicine, Westmead Clinical School.

Dr Aravinda Thiagalingam

Professional and Ethical Standards Committee
Prof Chris Semsarian AM

Cardiologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.

Head, Agnes Ginges Centre for Molecular Cardiology, Centenary Institute.

Prof Chris Semsarian AM

Scientific Committee
A/Prof Matthew Worthley

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

A/Prof Matthew Worthley

Advanced Training Committee

Appointed Members

Prof Michael Williams

Clinical Professor at the University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
Cardiologist at Dunedin Hospital.

Prof Michael Williams

NZ Regional Committee Chair
Prof Garry Jennings AO

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

Prof Garry Jennings AO

Heart Foundation Representative
Prof Robert Denniss

Director of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney.
Clinical Professor, University of Sydney.

Prof Robert Denniss

Editor-in-Chief, Heart Lung and Circulation Journal
Dr Emily Granger

Cardiothoracic Heart and Lung Transplant Surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney.
Lecturer, Clinical Medical School at SVH and University Notre Dame.

Dr Emily Granger

Surgical Representative
A/Prof Rajesh Puranik

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

A/Prof Rajesh Puranik

Clinical Practice Advisor

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
A/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.

A/Prof Sally Inglis

Cardiovascular Nurses 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
A/Prof Sudhir Wahi

Director of Echocardiography and Senior Staff Cardiologist at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

A/Prof of Medicine with the University of Queensland in Brisbane.

A/Prof Sudhir Wahi

Imaging Council
A/Prof William Wang

Cardiologist at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

A/Prof of Medicine at the University of Queensland.

A/Prof William Wang

Indigenous Health 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

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 Elected Board Member
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 – GenesisCare.
Senior Visiting Cardiologist – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Dr David Cross

QLD Elected Member
A/Prof Matthew Worthley

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

A/Prof Matthew Worthley

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

Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Associate Professor, 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

Board Members