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Programme Committee

The Programme Committee was initiated in 2007 by the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professionals of the European Society of Cardiology. The committee membership is comprised of expert cardiovascular nurses and allied professionals from across Europe and New Zealand.

Members of the Programme Committee (2016-2018)

McKee Gabrielle (Ireland)
Chairperson of the Programme Committee


  • Josiane Boyne (Netherlands)
  • Loreena Hill (United Kingdom)
  • Simone Inkrot (Germany)
  • Trine Bernholdt Rasmussen (Denmark)
  • Signe Risom (Denmark)
  • Robyn Gallagher (Australia)
  • Ana Ljubas (Croatia)
  • Erika Froelicher (USA)
  • Lis Neubeck (United Kingdom)


To develop a state-of-the art program for the next EuroHeartCare conference using the knowledge and input of a multi-disciplinary team of health-care professionals that work together with the local organizing committee of the host country and industry to enhance the knowledge of the members with respect to improving the quality of research efforts and providing the best quality of care for patients with cardiovascular disease and those at risk.


The Programme Committee promotes excellence in cardiovascular nursing and allied professions through a state-of-the-art conference program with renowned experts in the field while also providing the members the possibility to present their research findings and exchange knowledge with other health-care professionals.