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EAPC Young Ambassadors

Congratulations to the 13 new Young Ambassadors!

EAPC Young Ambassadors represent EAPC and are the main point of contact for young scientists and physicians in their country.

List of EAPC Young Ambassadors

Name Country Year
Adrian Elliott Australia 2019
Guido Claessen Belgium 2018
Karla Santo Brazil 2019
Colin Yeung Canada 2019
Na Zhou China, People's Republic of 2018
Benedicte Carine Boka Côte d'Ivoire, Republic of  2018
Sasa Pavasovic Croatia 2019
Vladimir Tuka Czech Republic 2018
Eduard Tsvetkov Estonia 2019
Olivier Missenard France 2019
Georgios Christou Greece 2019
Attila Kovacs Hungary 2019
Abraham Babu India 2019
Abdelsalam Ben Saaud Ireland 2019
Francesco Perone Italy 2019
Najat Mouine Morocco 2018
Vincent Aengevaeren Netherlands 2018
Amalie Nilsen Norway 2018
Eddieson Gonzales Philippines 2018
Filipa Homem Portugal 2018
Stefan Busnatu Romania 2018
Oksana Sivakova Russian Federation 2018
Maria Sanz de la Garza Spain 2018
Marina Bersaoui Suriname 2019
David Niederseer Switzerland 2018
Amr Abdin Syrian Arab Republic 2018
Ozcan Basaran Turkey 2019
Hryhoriy Kyyak Ukraine 2018
Aneil Malhotra United Kingdom 2018
Jamol Uzokov Uzbekistan 2018


Discover who they are


  • Represent the EAPC Young Community in your own country and liaise with EAPC
  • Create and expand the community of young researchers in the field of preventive cardiology by sharing the interests and needs of your national peers


  • Promote the EAPC Young Community by establishing a network of young scientists and physicians with an interest in preventive cardiology in your country
  • Represent the interests of your national peers
  • Participate in meetings and discussions to identify pathways for the promotion of educational and training activities
  • Facilitate the access of young physicians of your country to international, educational and training opportunities by promoting EAPC Young initiatives

Why becoming an EAPC Young Ambassador?

  • Become an active member of the EAPC Young Community
  • Gain visibility among your peers at national and international levels
  • Interact with leading EAPC Members
  • Enhance your professional network through interaction with colleagues

Your country is not represented?
The next call for candidates will open in April 2020


Read the testimonials of EAPC Young Ambassadors who share their experience and give reasons why to join the network.


EAPC-Young-Oksana-Sivakova.jpgOksana Sivakova, EAPC Young Ambassador from the Russian Federation:

“Being an EAPC Young Ambassador gives us an opportunity to bring preventive thinking and values to a new generation of cardiologists and other specialists in our countries, which makes lives longer, healthier and happier. Also, this is an opportunity to creatively unite young cardiologists in my country and make friends and cooperate with Ambassadors from other countries"

EAPC-Young-Vladimír-Tuka.jpgVladimir Tuka, EAPC Young Ambassador from the Czech Republic:

“EAPC is a wonderful open community. The opportunity of being an EAPC ambassadors opens the doors to the network of young experts in the world and helps in the communication with local authorities about preventive and sport cardiology.”


EAPC-Young-Stefan-Busnatu-.jpgStefan Busnatu, EAPC Young Ambassador from Romania:

“For me, it is a privilege to be the Romanian national representative of the EAPC Young Ambassadors group. This gives me the opportunity to be part of a young team of national representatives that work together towards promoting preventive cardiology strategies throughout Europe.  By being supported and acknowledged by the EAPC network I am more empowered for promoting preventive actions into my local environment.”

zhou-na-2019.JPGNa Zhou, EAPC Young Ambassador from the People's Republic of China:

“What's your career direction and values on the way of preventive cardiology? Participate in the EAPC young community! Do you want to better represent your national peers’ interests and needs and to liaise with EAPC? Become an EAPC Young Ambassadors! I hope together we can represent the EAPC spirit and convey the EAPC beliefs!" 

Contact the EAPC team for more information.