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EAPC Committees

The Board Committees lead EAPC flagship projects in collaboration with section representatives.



Please note that the appointment of the section representatives in the EAPC Committees is in progress and the results will be announced shortly.

Accreditation and Certification Committee

Chair: Sabiha Gati

Accreditation Sub-Committee

The Accreditation Sub-Committee oversees the EAPC Centre Accreditation Programme. 

Co-Chair: Harald Jorsdad
Co-Chair: Andreas Gevaert

Members

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: TBA
  • Primary care and risk factor management: TBA
  • Population science and public health: TBA
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: TBA

Certification Sub-Committee

The Certification Sub-Committee builds on the EAPC Curriculum for Preventive Cardiology to establishes an EAPC Preventive Cardiology Certification Programme.

Co-Chair: Sabiha Gati
Co-Chair: Vass Vassiliou

Members

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: TBA
  • Primary care and risk factor management: TBA
  • Population science and public health: TBA
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: TBA
  • EAPC Young Community: Martijn Scherrenberg

Communication Committee

The Communication Committee deals with internal and external communications. It provides professional and scientific information to its members and external partners in close collaboration with the sections and Board Committees.

Chair: Dominique Hansen

Members

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: TBA
  • Primary care and risk factor management: TBA
  • Population science and public health: TBA
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: TBA
  • EJPC Social Media Editor: TBA
  • EAPC Young Community: Savvas Hadjiphilippou

Congress Programme Committee 

The Congress Programme Committee (CPC) drives the scientific and business policies of ESC Preventive Cardiology, the EAPC annual congress. 

CPC ESC Preventive Cardiology 2023

  • Chair: Nicolle Kraenkel
  • Deputy Chair: Guido Claessen

Members 

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Veronique Cornelissen (deputy: Annett Salzwedel)
  • Primary care and risk factor management: Anne Grethe Semb (deputy: Donata Kurpas)
  • Population science and public health: Maryam Kavousi (deputy: Vass Vassiliou)
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: Flavio D'Ascenzi (deputy: Josef Niebauer )
  • EAPC Young Community: Svetlana Liliana Mosteoru (deputy: Emmanuel Androulakis)

Senior Advisor: Ana Abreu

Education Committee

The Education Committee creates educational and training programmes across Europe; provides input on the ESC Core Curriculum; contributes to the Textbook of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation and other publications.

Chair: Konstantinos Koskinas

Members

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: TBA
  • Primary care and risk factor management: TBA
  • Population science and public health: TBA
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: TBA
  • Live events endorsement Task Force: TBA
  • EAPC Young Community: Stefan Busnatu (deputy: Gal Tsaban)

Event endorsement

Membership Committee

The mission of the Membership Committee is to oversee the development and promotion of the EAPC membership offer for the preventive cardiology community.

Chair: Henner Hanssen

Members 

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: TBA
  • Primary care and risk factor management: TBA
  • Population science and public health: TBA
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: TBA
  • EAPC Young Community: Buket Akinci (deputy: Maarten Falter)

Nominating Committee

The mission of the EAPC Nominating Committee is to prepare and supervise the elections of the Executive Officers (president-elect, secretary and treasurer).

The Committee composition for Executive Officers elections 2024 will be announced in due time.

Prevention Implementation Committee

The mission of this committee is to support the implementation of the European Guidelines on CVD Prevention, with the aim to reduce the burden of CVD, and close gaps between science and practice of cardiovascular prevention in hospital, general practice and the population at large.

Chair: Elena Cavarretta

Advisor: TBA

Members 

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: TBA
  • Primary care and risk factor management: TBA
  • Population science and public health: TBA
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: TBA
  • National CVD Prevention Coordinators: TBA
  • EAPC Young Community: Martijn Scherrenberg
  • EHN advisor: TBA

Research Committee

The Research Committee initiates, oversees, approves and monitors all current and new scientific projects and position statements of the association. The EAPC Research Committee is represented on the ESC Guidelines Committee, therefore the association is able to inform the development of all ESC guidelines.

Chair: Emeline Van Craenenbroeck 

Members 

Representatives of:

  • Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: TBA
  • Primary care and risk factor management: TBA
  • Population science and public health: TBA
  • Sports cardiology and exercise: TBA
  • EAPC Young Community: Edoardo Conte (deputy: Geza Halasz)
  • ESC Research and Grants Committee: TBA
  • EJPC Editor in Chief: Massimo Piepoli

 

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