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EHRA Committees were created in order to work on dedicated topics


EHRA Rules for Early Resignation

  • Attendance to 50% of personal meetings and telephone conferences
  • Delivery of at least 75% of assigned tasks within 3 weeks of the pretended time are expected


Title Name Country
Chairperson Prof. Jens Cosedis Nielsen Denmark
Vice-Chairperson Dr Jan Steffel Switzerland
EP-Committee Dr Mark Earley (Co-chair) UK
  Miss Naiara Calvo Galiano Spain
  Prof Thomas Deneke Germany
  Dr. Charlotte Eitel Germany
  Dr Adolfo Fontenla Spain
  Dr Nicola Pavlovic Croatia
  Dr Peichl Petr Czech Republic
  Dr Christopher Piorkowski Germany
  Dr Sascha Rolf Germany
  Dr Luca Segreti Italy
  Prof Hildegard Tanner Switzerland
  Dr Serge Trines The Netherlands
CP-Committee Dr Stelios Tzeis (Co-chair) Greece
  Dr Willem-Jan Acou Belgium
  Dr Arash Alipour The Netherlands
  Dr Sofia Almeida Portugal
  Prof Dirk Boecker Germany
  Prof Carsten Israel Germany
  Dr Jens Brock Johansen Denmark
  Mr Mads Brix Kronborg Denmark
  Prof Sergio Richter Germany
AP-Committee Dr Jan Elders (Co-chair) The Netherlands
  Mr Vasilis Antonakos Greece
  Dr Malcom Finlay UK
  Mr Jon Griffiths UK
  Dr Nick Linker UK
  Dr Giosue Mascioli Italy
  Dr Philip Moore UK
  Dr Stefan Rausch Germany
  Dr Dominic Theuns The Netherlands
  Dr Leendert van den Beukel The Netherlands
  Mr Danny Veen The Netherlands
  Mr Ian Wright UK
EHRA Recognised Training Centres (ERTC) Prof. Lluis Mont Spain


Title Name Country
 Chairperson Dr. Jose Luis Merino Spain
 Vice-Chairperson Prof. Matthias Antz Germany
  Dr. Fernando Arribas Spain
  Prof. Christian de Chillou France
  Dr. Michal Chudzik Poland
  Dr. Maxim Didenko Russia
  Prof. Mattias Duytschaever Belgium
  Prof. Sabine Ernst UK
  Dr. Pier Lambiase UK
  Dr. Maurizio Lunati Italy
  Dr. Archana Rao UK
  Prof. Isabelle C. van Gelder Netherlands

Congress Scientific Programme

Title Name Country
EHRA Chairperson Prof. Michael Glikson Israel
EHRA Vice-Chairperson Prof. Helmut Püererfellner Austria
CARDIOSTIM Chairperson Dr. Philippe Ritter France
CARDIOSTIM Vice-Chairperson Prof. Pierre Jais France
  Dr. David Arnar Iceland
  Dr. Roy Beinart Israel
  Prof. Giuseppe Boriani Italy
  Dr. Nico Blom Netherlands
  Dr. Michele Brignole Italy
  Prof. Jean Claude Deharo France
  Prof. Harry Crijns Netherlands
  Dr. Luigi Di Biase Italy
  Prof. Isabel Deisenhofer Germany
  Prof. Gerhard Diller Germany
  Prof. Joachim Ehrlich Germany
  Prof. Giovanni Fattore Italy
  Prof. Donna Fitzsimons United Kingdom
  Associate Prof. Moti Haim Israel
  Dr. Joachim Hebe Germany
  Mrs Lynne Hinterbuchner Austria
  Associate Prof. Carsten Israel Germany
  Prof. Jan Janousek Czech Republic
  Prof. Paulus Kirchhof United Kingdom
  Prof. Goran Krstacic Croatia
  Associate Prof. Valentina Kutyifa Hungary
  Dr. Francisco Leyva United Kingdom
  Associate Prof. Martin Martinek Austria
  Dr. Francis Murgatroyd United Kingdom
  Dr. Carlo Napolitano Italy
  Dr. Eyal Nof Israel
  Dr. Laurent Pison Netherlands
  Prof. Frits Prinzen Netherlands
  Dr. Alessandro Proclemer Italy
  Prof. Andrea Sarkozy Belgium
  Prof. Richard Schilling United Kingdom
  Dr. Giuseppe Stabile Italy
  Dr. Jenny Tagney United Kingdom
  Prof. Sami Viskin Switzerland
  Dr. Paul Volders Netherlands
  Prof. Christian Wolpert Germany
  Prof. Gregory Y Lip United Kingdom
 Cardiostim Representatives Dr. David Hayes United States of America
  Prof. Pierre Bordachar France
  Prof. Win Shen United States of America  
  Dr. Frederic Sacher  France
  Prof. Vincent Probst  France
  Prof. Mark O'neill  United Kingdom
  Dr. Etienne Pruvot  Switzerland
  Dr. Cecilia Linde  Sweden
  Prof. Melvin Scheinman United States of America
  Prof. Douglas Zipes United States of America

Health Economics

Title Name Country
 Coordinator Dr. Christian Elsner Germany

International Affairs

Title Name Country
 Coordinator Prof. Christophe Leclercq France

ESC/European heart academy

Title Name Country
Coordinator Prof. Paulus Kirchhof United Kingdom

National Cardiac Societies

Title Name Country
Chairperson Prof. Bela Merkely Hungary
Vice-Chairperson Dr. Giovanni Luca Botto
  Dr. David. O. Arnar Iceland
  Prof. Christian de Chillou France
  Prof. Gheorghe-Andrei Dan Romania
  Dr. Wagdy Galal Egypt
  Prof. Ilan Goldenberg  Israel
  Prof. Robert Hatala Slovakia
  Prof. Josef Kautzner Czech Republic
  Dr. Sime Manola Croatia
  Prof. Przemyslaw Mitkowski Poland
  Prof. Evgeny Pokushalov Russia
  Prof. Pekka Raatikainen Finland
  Prof. Christian Wolpert Germany


Title Name Country
 Chairperson Prof. Angelo Auricchio Switzerland
  Assoc. Prof Carsten Israel Israel
  Prof Jean Claude Daubert France
  Prof Goran Milasinovic Serbia
  Prof Luigi Padeletti Italy
  Prof Isabelle Van Gelder Germany

Scientific Documents 

Title Name Country
 Chairperson Prof. Gregory YH Lip United Kingdom
 Co-Chairperson Prof. Bulent Gorenek Turkey
  Prof. Giuseppe Boriani Italy
  Dr. Michele Brignole Italy
  Prof. Gheorghe-Andrei Dan Romania
  Prof. Laurent Fauchier France
  Prof. Werner Jung Germany
  Prof. Andreas Goette Germany
  Dr. Deirdre Lane United Kingdom
  Dr. Francisco Marin Spain
  Dr. Irina Savelieva United Kingdom
  Prof. Christian Sticherling Switzerland
  Prof. Marc A Vos Netherlands

Scientific Initiatives

Title Name Country
 Chairperson Dr. Nikolaos Dagres Germany
 Co-Chairperson Asst. Prof. Tatjana Potpara Serbia
  Dr. Serge Boveda France
  Prof. Jian Chen Norway
  Prof. Jean-Claude Deharo France
  Prof. Dan Dobreanu Romania
  Assoc. Prof. Stefano Fumagalli Italy
  Assoc. Prof. Kristina Hermann Haugaa Norway
  Prof. Torben Bjerregaard Larsen Denmark
  Assoc. Prof. Radoslav Lenarczyk Poland
  Assoc. Prof. Antonio Hernandez Madrid Spain
  Dr. Elena Sciaraffia Sweden
  Prof. Milos Taborsky Czech Republic
  Dr. Roland Tilz Germany

Training Fellowships 

Title Name Country
 Chairperson Dr. Corrado Carbucicchio Italy
 Co-Chairperson Dr. Antonio Berruezo Spain
  Dr. Elena Arbelo


  Prof. Isabel Deisenhofer Germany
  Dr. Mihaela Grecu Romania
  Dr. Massimiliano Marini Italy
  Prof. Germanas Marinskis Lithuania
  Dr. Sascha Rolf Germany

WebSite & Communication

Title Name Country
 Chairperson Dr. Natasja de Groot Netherlands
  Dr. Maria Grazia Bongiorni Italy
  Dr. Reinder Evertz Netherlands
  Dr. Mark J Earley       United Kingdom
  Associate Prof. Martin Martinek Austria
  Asst. Prof Christian Meyer Germany
  Dr. Dipen Shah  Switzerland


Title Name Country
Chairperson Prof. Frits Prinzen Netherlands
  Dr. Malcom Finlay United Kingdom
  Dr. Andreas Metzner Germany
  Dr. Gediminas Rackauskas

Young EP

Title Name Country
Chairperson Dr. Tom de Potter Belgium
Co-Chairperson Dr. Valentina Kutyifa Hugary
  Dr. Elena Arbelo Spain
  Dr. Sergey Barsamyan Armenia
  Dr. Jedrzej Kosiuk Germany

Women in EP

Title Name Country
 Chairperson Prof. Andrea Sarkozy Hungary
  Prof. Isabel Deisenhofer Germany
  Dr. Sabine Ernst United Kingdom
  Dr. Cecilia Maria Gonzalez Belgium
  Prof. Cecilia Linde Sweden
  Dr. Rachel Ter Bekke Netherlands

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