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Council of Cardio-Oncology Election Results

In spring 2022 the Council of Cardio-Oncology held elections for nucleus positions and nominating committee positions for the mandate 2022-2024. Find the results below.


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Teresa Lopez-Fernandez

Clinical Investigator and Consultant Cardiologist at La Paz University Hospital in Madrid, Spain.

Clinical Lead for the Cardio-Oncology Unit.

Founder and Chair of the Spanish Cardio-Oncology Working Group at the Spanish Society of Cardiology (SEC).


Van der Meer_Peter_2019.jpgPeter van der Meer

Professor of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands.

Director, Coronary Care Unit, UMCG.


RudolfdeBoer2018 (002).jpgRudolf de Boer

Cardiology Department Chair and Professor of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.


Communications Coordinator

Ciro Santoro 2020.JPGCiro Santoro

Associate Professor in Internal Medicine, Department of Advanced Biomedical Science, Federico II University Hospital, Naples, Italy.

Liaison Officer

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Jeroen Bax

Professor of Cardiology, Director Non-invasive Imaging Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Immediate Past President of the European Society of Cardiology 2018–2020.

Ordinary Nucleus Member – 3 positions

Christopher Plummer

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Consultant Cardiologist, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

Chair European Examination in General Cardiology (ESC/UEMS).

Union of European Medical Specialists Cardiology Section Vice-President.

Secretary and founding member of the British Cardio-Oncology Society (

Pietro Ameri

Pietro Ameri_2022.jpgAssociate Professor in Cardiology

Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Department, IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Genova, Genova, Italy.

Giuseppina Novo

Associate Professor of Cardiology at the University of Palermo, Italy.

Head of the Cardiology Department of the University Hospital P. Giaccone in Palermo.