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Acute Cardiovascular Care Association Board & Structure



New Structure 2018-2020

  • Management group
  • 5 Sections
  • Scientific Documents Group (SDG)
  • 5 Study Groups
  • EHJ-ACVC Journal
  • Nominating committee
  • Community & membership

Structure of the Board

Management Group

 Title Name Country
 President  Susanna Price UK
 President-Elect  Christian Hassager Denmark
 Past - President  Maddalena Lettino Italy
 Treasurer  Marc Claeys Belgium
 Secretary  Alexandru Mischie France

Board members

Role Name Country
 Chair Congress & events section  Sergio Leonardi Italy
Chair Scientific Document Group Sigrun Halvorsen Norway
 Board member  Josep Masip Spain
Chair Membership section   Sofie Gevaert Belgium
 Chair Advocacy  Tom Quinn UK
Co-Chair Membership section   Antonia Sambola Spain
 Co-Chair Research section  Marek Gierlotka Poland

Ex-Officio Board members

Role Name Country
EHJ-ACVC Editor in Chief Christiaan Vrints Belgium
EHJ-ACVC Editor in Chief Pascal Vranckx Belgium
Chair Research section & Industry relation Ingo Ahrens Germany
Chair Education section Alessandro Sionnis Spain
Co-Chair Congress & event section Konstantin Krychtiuk Austria
Co-Chair Advocacy section  Fabio Guarracino Italy
Co-Chair Education section Eric Bonnefoy France
Co-Chair Scientific Document Group Bulent Gorenek Turkey
Advisory Chair Communication Kurt Huber Austria
Advisory Chair Young community Kasia Czerwinska Poland
ESC CEO Isabel Bardinet France

5 Sections

Each section being aligned  with ESC pillars:


Chair: Tom Quinn

Co-Chair: Fabio Guarracino

Contributors: Kasia Czerwinska, Eric Bonnefoy, Maddalena Lettino, Alessandro Sionis,
Antonia Sambola, Lionel Lamhaut


Chair: Ingo Ahrens

Co-Chair: Marek Gierlotka

Contributors: Christoph Sinning, Bertil Lindahl, Christian Mueller, Francois Schiele, Lionel Lamhaut, David Adlam, Chris Gale


Chair: Sofie Gevaert

Co-Chair: Antonia Sambola

Contributors: Kasia Czerwinska, Josep Masip


Chair: Alessandro Sionnis

Co-Chair: Eric Bonnefoy

Contributors: Pablo Jorge, Diana Tint, Sofie Gevaert, Pepe Barrabes, Konstantin Krychtiuk, Giampaolo Niccoli, Kasia Czerwinska, Josep Masip, Pascal Vranckx, Hector Bueno, Marco Tubaro


Chair: Sergio Leonardi

Co-Chair: Konstantin Krycthiuk

Contributors: Giampaolo Niccoli, Kurt Huber, Susanna Price

Study Groups

Study Group Name Chairperson Country
Biomarkers Bertil Lindahl Sweden
Acute Heart Failure  Christian Mueller  Switzerland
Quality of Care  Francois Schiele France
Pre-Hospital  Lionel Lamhaut France
SCAD  Dave Adlam UK

Nominating committee

Past-President 18-20; Dr Maddalena Lettino (IT)

Previous Past- President 16-18; Prof Hector Bueno (ES)


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