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Election results for the ESC Council on Hypertension

Chairperson-Elect 2020-2022


Gianfranco Parati, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Department of Health Sciences, and Director of the School of Specialization in Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Milan-Bicocca, Milan, Italy.

Head of the Department of Cardiovascular, Neural and Metabolic Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, San Lucas Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy.



Eva gerdts.jpgEva Gerdts, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), University of Bergen, Department for Clinical Science, Bergen, Norway.

Senior Consultant, Noninvasive cardiac imaging, Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.




Isabella Sudano, Senior Consultant, Head of Clinical Research Unit and Responsible for the Hypertension, Lipid & Smoking cessation service for outpatients, University Heart Centre, Zurich. Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Univesity of Zurich.


Liaison Officer

mahfoud-felix-2016.jpgFelix Mahfoud, Professor of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Saarland University Hospital, Hamburg, Germany & Affiliate/Visiting Professor at Harvard-MIT, Biomedical Engineering, Boston, USA.


Communications Coordinator

Rosa Maria Bruno.jpgRosa Maria Bruno, Researcher at INSERM U970, Paris Cardiovascular Research Center; Lecturer at the Université de Paris.


Young Community Officer

Sofie Brouwers_small.jpgSofie Brouwers, Cardiologist at the Cardiovascular Center OLV Hospital Aalst, Belgium: Hypertension Clinic, Lipid Clinic, Cardiac Rehabilitation, General Clinical Cardiology
Guest professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium



Nominating Committee Members

  • Edda Bahlmann, Germany
  • Dana Cramariuc, Norway
  • Tatiana Kouznetsova, Belgium

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