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Viviane Conraads Outstanding Achievement Award

for established researchers


This award was established to recognise the contribution of Viviane Conraads, who was head of the Heart Failure Clinic of the University Hospital of Antwerp, and responsible for cardiac rehabilitation and the heart transplant program. She played a very important role in the EAPC as a nucleus member of the Exercise, Basic and Translational Research section and as the EAPC representative in the Congress Programme Committee.

2018 Award: Congragulations to Dr Trine Moholdt 


The EAPC Board and Research Committee are pleased to announce that the third Award will be presented to Dr Trine Moholdt (Trondheim, Norway) for her achievements and significant contributions in the field of cardiovascular disease prevention.

The Award will be handed-over at the occasion of the closing session at EuroPrevent 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia (21 April).

"I am very humbled, but extremely proud and honored to receive the Viviane Conraads Award for 2018. This award is recognition of the work I have undertaken so far in my career, and I will continue to strive to become as great a scientist as I knew Viviane to be. " Read more

Application for the Viviane Conraads award 2019 will open in autumn 2018. 

Past Awardees

2016: Professor Johan Sundström (Sweden)


Professor Sundström is Professor of Epidemiology at Uppsala University, Scientific Director of Uppsala Clinical Research Center (UCR), and works clinically at the Department of Cardiology of Uppsala University Hospital.

”Receiving the 2016 Viviane Conraads Award at EuroPrevent was a true honour! I really enjoyed sharing the research on which the award was based and my thoughts on how to optimise cardiovascular prevention with such an intelligent crowd.”

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2015 : Professor Sanjay Sharma (United Kingdom)


Professor Sharma is Professor of Inherited Cardiac Diseases and Sports Cardiology and Head of Cardiac Research Center, St George’s University of London since 2010.
His academic interests include Sports Cardiology, Cardiomyopathies, Ion channel disease and Exercise Physiology.

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For more information, contact the EAPC team