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EAPC Committees

The Board Committees are to lead EAPC flagship projects in collaboration with the Sections, based on representation from each of the Sections.



Communication Committee

The Communications Committee deals with internal and external communications. It is in charge of providing professional and scientific information to its members and external partners in close collaboration with the sections and Board Committees.

Chair: Nicolle Kraenkel, EAPC Secretary

Members

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Marco Ambrosetti

Primary care and risk factor management: Donata Kurpas

Population science and public health: Monica Tiberi

Sports cardiology and exercise: Luis Serratosa

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: Diederick Grobbee

Members

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Ana Abreu

Primary care and risk factor management: Alessandro Biffi

Population science and public health: Vassilis Vassiliou

Sports cardiology and exercise: Paolo Emilio Adami

ESC TF Live event endorsement Advisor: Uwe Nixdorff

Event endorsement

Congress Programme Committee 

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

Chair: Jean-Paul Schmid

Co-Chair: Ana Abreu

Members

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Heinz Völler

Primary care and risk factor management: Paul Leeson

Population science and public health: Maja-Lisa Løchen

Sports cardiology and exercise: Andre La Gerche

EAPC Young Community representatives: Sarah Eichler, Emilio Adami

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: Paul Dendale

Members

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Maria Simonenko

Primary care and risk factor management: Anne Grete Semb

Population science and public health: Pedro Marques-Vidal

Sports cardiology and exercise: Emeline Van Craenenbroeck

Prevention Implementation Committee

The mission of this committee is the implementation of the European Guidelines on CVD Prevention with the aim to reduce the burden of CVD with the role is to close the gap between science and practice for both secondary and primary prevention in hospital, general practice and the population at large.

Chair: Arno Hoes

Deputy-Chair in charge of Advocacy and NCPCs: Joep Perk

Members

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Marie-Christine Iliou

Primary care and risk factor management: Frans Rutten

Population science and public health: Demosthenes Panagiotakos

Sports cardiology and exercise: Axel Pressler

Two National CVD Prevention Coordinator (NCPC) Representatives:

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

Ad hoc member:

  • Susanne Logstrup, EHN Director

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

Chair: Josef Niebauer

Members

Secondary prevention and rehabilitation: Roberto Pedretti

Primary care and risk factor management: Monika Hollander

Population science and public health: Delphine de Smedt

Sports cardiology and exercise: Christian Schmied

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 2020 will be announced in due time. 

 

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