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Acknowledgements

The ESC Prevention of CVD Programme is led by a project management group, overseeing coordinators and contributors for each work package.

Experts from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA) and the ESC Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) are involved in all stages of the programme development.



Project management group

  • Marco Guazzi (EAPC) -  Project leader
  • Nicolle Kränkel (EAPC) - Deputy project leader
  • Maddalena Lettino (ACCA) - Coordinator
  • Hector Bueno (ACCA) - Deputy coordinator
  • Catriona Jennings (CCNAP) - Coordinator
  • Donna Fitszimons (CCNAP) - Deputy coordinator

Work packages coordinators and contributors

Webinars & online education:

  • Lale Tokgozoglu (EAPC) - Coordinator
  • Ingo Ahrens (ACCA)
  • Eleni Kletsiou (CCNAP)


Masterclasses

  • Jean Paul Schmid (EAPC) - Coordinator 
  • Kurt Huber (ACCA)
  • Gabrielle McKee (CCNAP)

Web

  • Paul Dendale (EAPC) - Coordinator
  • Konstantin Krychtiuk (ACCA)
  • Mary Kerins (CCNAP)

Scientific resources

  • Massimo Piepoli (EAPC) - Coordinator
  • David Walker (ACCA)
  • Donna Fitzsimons (CCNAP)

Patient Survey

  • Catriona Jennings (CCNAP) - Coordinator
  • Eva Prescott (EAPC)
  • Chris Gale (ACCA)
  • Felicity Astin & Tina Hansen (CCNAP)

EJPC Supplement

  • Diederick Grobbee (EAPC) - EJPC editor in Chief & Coordinator
  • Marco Guazzi (EAPC) - Guest editor
  • Christiaan Vrints (ACCA) - Guest editor
  • Ekaterini Lambrinou (CCNAP) - Guest editor

National CVD Prevention Coordinators Workshop

  • Arno Hoes (EAPC) - Coordinator
  • Sergio Leonardi (ACCA)
  • Catriona Jennings (CCNAP)
Web Work Package Group Afilliation
Paul Dendale  Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
Konstantin Krychtiuk Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Mary Kerins  St James's Hospital, Dublin 8
Ines Frederix
Global reviewer
(1) Jessa Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Hasselt, Belgium
(2) Hasselt University, Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences, Hasselt, Belgium
(3) Antwerp University, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium
Webpages Afilliation
IHD in Your Country
First author Lene Rørholm Pedersen University Hopital of Sealand, Roskilde, Denmark
  Eva Prescott Professor, Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Reviewer Mary Kerins St James's Hospital, Dublin 8
Risk Assessment
First author Visseren FL University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
   J Dorresteijn University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewer Gabrielle Mckee School of Nursing & Midwifery Trinity College Dublin
How to approach your patient
First author Izabella Uchmanowicz   Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Reviewer Ugo Corra Istituti Clinici Salvatore Maugeri, Veruno, Italy
Treatment Goals
First author Massimo Piepoli Cardiology, Guglielmo da Saliceto Hospital, Piacenza, Italy
Reviewer Jeroen Hendriks Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, University of Adelaide, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia
Cardioprotective drugs - Antiplatelets
First author Pascal Vranckx Heart Center Hasselt,  Hasselt, Belgium
Reviewer Kurt Huber Wilhelminen hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria 
Cardioprotective drugs - ACE-I / ARBS
First author Héctor Bueno Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
   Roberto Martin Asenjo Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
Reviewer Michael Mcintosh University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Cardioprotective drugs - Betablockers
First author Ines Frederix (1) Jessa Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Hasselt, Belgium
(2) Hasselt University, Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences, Hasselt, Belgium
(3) Antwerp University, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewer Michael Macintosh University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Cardioprotective drugs - Statins 
First author Konstantin Krychtiuk  Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Reviewer  Walter S Speidl  Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Cardioprotective drugs - Polypills
First author Diederick E Grobbee Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Clinical Epidemiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Risk Factor Control - Blood Pressure
First author Guy De Backer Department of cardiology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
   Tine De Backer Department of cardiology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Reviewer Christiaan Vrints Department of Cardiology, Antwerp University, Antwerp, Belgium
Risk Factor Control - Lipids
First author Olov Wiklund Wallenberg Laboratory, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden
Reviewer Ana Abreu Hospital Santa Marta, CHLC, Lisbon, Portugal
Risk Factor Control - Glycemic
First author Josef Niebauer Institute of Sports Medicine of the State of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Reviewer  Paul Dendale Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
Risk Factor Control - Weight
First author Gabriele Riccardi Federico II University, Naples, Italy
Reviewer  Paul Dendale Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
Risk Factor Control - Smoking
First author Vassilis Vassiliou Norwich Medical School and Imperial College London, UK
Reviewer Paul Dendale Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
Risk Factor Control - Nutrition
First author Claire Kerins School of Health Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.
Reviewer Demosthenes B Panagiotakos School of Health Science & Education, Harokopio University, Athens - Kalithea, Greece
Risk Factor Control - Physical Exercise
First author Dominique Hansen Hasselt University - Campus, Diepenbeek, Belgium
Reviewer Paul Dendale Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium
Cardiac Rehabilitation and exercise training recommendations
First author Maria Back Institute and the Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping, Sweden
   Tina Hansen Zealand University Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Denmark
Reviewer  Ines Frederix (1) Jessa Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Hasselt, Belgium
(2) Hasselt University, Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences, Hasselt, Belgium
(3) Antwerp University, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium