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EAPC Committees

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

The section representatives for each committee will be nominated by the section nucleus 2020–2022 at their first meeting (September 2020). The composition of the committees will be announced afterwards.



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: Nicolle Kraenkel

Members (TBA)

Representatives of:

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation

Primary care and risk factor management

Population science and public health

Sports cardiology and exercise

EAPC Young Community 

Education Committee

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

Chair: Matthias Wilhelm

Deputy-Chair in Charge of Accreditation: TBA

Members (TBA)

Representatives of:

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation

Primary care and risk factor management

Population science and public health

Sports cardiology and exercise

EAPC Young Community 

ESC Task Force for Live Event Endorsement Advisor 

Event endorsement

Congress Programme Committee (2020 and 2021 congresses)

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

Chair: Ana Abreu

Co-Chair: Nicolle Kraenkel

Members 

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Veronique Cornelissen

Primary care and risk factor management: TBA

Population science and public health: Ilonca Vaartjes

Sports cardiology and exercise: Michael Papadakis

EAPC Young Community representatives: TBA

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: Silvia Castelletti

Deputy-Chair: TBA

Members (TBA)

Representatives of:

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation

Primary care and risk factor management

Population science and public health

Sports cardiology and exercise

EAPC Young Community 

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: TBA

Deputy-Chair in Charge of Advocacy and NCPCs: TBA

Members (TBA)

Representatives of:

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation

Primary care and risk factor management

Population science and public health

Sports cardiology and exercise

EAPC Young Community 

Two National CVD Prevention Coordinator (NCPC) representatives:

  • Iulia Kulcsar (RO)
  • Piotr Jankowski (PL)

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 our Association is able to inform the development of all ESC guidelines.

Chair: Emeline Van Craenenbroeck 

Members (TBA)

Representatives of:

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation

Primary care and risk factor management

Population science and public health

Sports cardiology and exercise

EAPC Young Community 

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).

Committee composition for Executive Officers elections 2022 will be announced soon. 

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