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Prof David A. Wood : “‘Achieving the WHO goal of “25 by 25” – The challenge for CVD prevention”

6th April 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Professor Wood has contributed to international policy and guidelines on cardiovascular disease (CVD)prevention through the World Health Organisation, World Heart Federation and the European Society of Cardiology. He instigated the Joint British Societies (JBS) Guidelines on CVD prevention in clinicalpractice and has served on NICE guidance for CVD risk assessment, lipids and diabetes. He was a founder and President of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, and he also founded the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (now European Journal of Preventive Cardiology) and served as the first Joint Editor in Chief. He is the principal investigator for the ASPIRE and EUROASPIRE studies across 26 European countries, evaluating standards of preventive
cardiology practice in hospital and primary care. He led the EUROACTION and EUROACTION+ trials in preventive cardiology evaluating nurse-led models of preventive care in hospital and general practiceacross 8 European countries, and the principals of EUROACTION are now incorporated in the MyAction preventive cardiology programme for the NHS. He is Course Director for the Imperial College Masters degree programme in Preventive Cardiology providing education and training for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals. He has served as a Board member, most recently as Secretary/Treasurer, ofthe European Society of Cardiology. In 2014 he was elected as President Elect of the World Heart

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This talk is part of the Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre “Distinguished Visitors” 2016 Lecture Series series.


6th April 2016
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Cambridge Institute of Public Health
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