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Committees

Executive Management Board

George S. Stergiou, MD, FRCP

Chairman
Professor of Medicine & Hypertension, Hypertension Center STRIDE-7, University of Athens, Third Dept. of Medicine, Sotiria Hospital, Athens Greece

Eoin O’Brien, MD, DSc, FRCP

Co-Chairman
Adjunct Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, The Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland

Martin Myers, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Consultant Cardiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada

Paolo Palatini, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Padova, Italy, Present position: Senior Scholar of Studium Patavinum, University of Padova, Italy

Gianfranco Parati, MD, FESC

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy, Scientific Director and Head of Department of Cardiovascular Neural and Metabolic Sciences, San Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Milan, Italy

Internal Validation Study Evaluation Team

Dimos Birbas, BSc Maths (Direction Stats)

STRIDE BP Project Manager

Ariadni-Maria Menti, MD, PhD Candidate

STRIDE BP Administrator
Clinical Research Fellow, Hypertension Centre STRIDE-7

John Anagnostopoulos, MD

STRIDE BP Internal Reviewer
Resident in Medicine, Clinical Research Fellow, Hypertension Centre STRIDE-7

Ioanna Boutzona, MD, PhD Candidate

STRIDE BP Internal Reviewer
Clinical Research Fellow, Hypertension Centre STRIDE-7

Konstantinos Kyriakoulis, MD, PhD Candidate

STRIDE BP Internal Reviewer
Resident in Medicine, Clinical Research Fellow, Hypertension Centre STRIDE-7

Melina Stambolliou, MD, PhD Candidate

STRIDE BP Internal Reviewer
Resident in Medicine, Clinical Research Fellow, Hypertension Centre STRIDE-7

Scientific Advisory Board

Eoin O’Brien, MD, DSc, FRCP

Chairman
Adjunct Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, The Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Ireland

Roland Asmar, MD

Chairman of the “Foundation-Medical Research Institutes” (F-MRI®) Geneva Switzerland. Head of the clinical Research Education at the Lebanese University

Grzegorz Bilo, MD, PhD

Associate Professor Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca and Cardiology Unit, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS

Alejandro de la Sierra, MD, PhD, FESC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine, Head, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Spain

Peter W de Leeuw, MD, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Eamon Dolan, MD, MRCPI, PhD

Stroke and Hypertension Unit, Connolly Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Geoffrey A. Head, PhD, BSc

Head, Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Adjunct Professor, Monash University, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute Melbourne, Australia

Yutaka Imai, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University and Chairman of Trustees, Tohoku Institute for Management of Blood Pressure, Sendai, Japan

Nikos Karpettas, MD, PhD

Lecturer, Medical School, European University Cyprus, Cardiologist, American Medical Center, American Heart Institute, Cyprus

Kazuomi Kario, MD, PhD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FJCC

Professor, Chairman, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine (JMU) JMU Center of Excellence, Cardiovascular Research and Development (JCARD)

Hypertension Cardiovascular Outcome Prevention and Evidence in Asia (HOPE Asia) Network, Japan

Anastasios Kollias, MD, PhD

Internist, Academic University Fellow, Hypertension Center STRIDE-7, Third University Department of Medicine, Sotiria Hospital Athens Greece

Efstathios Manios, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Department of Clinical Therapeutics, Alexandra Hospital, Athens, Greece

Anastasia Susie Mihailidou

Senior Hospital Scientist, Cardiology Department, Royal North Shore Hospital, Northern Sydney Local Health District Honorary Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University Sydney, Australia

Alan Murray, BSc, PhD, FIET, FIPEM, CSci, CEng

Professor of Cardiovascular Physics, Medical Faculty and Professor in School of Engineering, Newcastle University, UK

Martin Myers, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Consultant Cardiologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada

Takayoshi Ohkubo, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Japan

Paolo Palatini, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Padova, Italy, Present position: Senior Scholar of Studium Patavinum, University of Padova, Italy

Gianfranco Parati, MD, FESC

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy, Scientific Director and Head of Department of Cardiovascular Neural and Metabolic Sciences, San Luca Hospital, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Milan, Italy

Aletta E Schutte, PhD, FESC, FRSSAf

Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART); South African Medical Research Council Unit for Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease; North-West University, South Africa

Andrew H Shennan

Professor of Obstetrics, Clinical Director South London CRN, Department of Women and Children's Health, School of Life Course Sciences, FoLSM, Kings College London, UK

Jan A. Staessen, MD, PhD,

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Head Studies Coordinating Centre, Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, KU Leuven Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

George S. Stergiou, MD, FRCP

Professor of Medicine & Hypertension, Hypertension Center STRIDE-7, University of Athens, Third Dept. of Medicine, Sotiria Hospital, Athens Greece

Ji-Guang Wang, MD, PhD, FAHA, FESC

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Professor of Epidemiology, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Public Health, Shanghai, China

Michael A. Weber, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Clinical Hypertension

Steering Committee

Apostolos Achimastos

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

Iraklis Avramopoulos

Associate Physician, Hypertension Clinic, Hygeia Hospital, Athens, Greece

Petros Kalogeropoulos

Director of Cardiology, General Oncology Hospital Agioi Anargiroi, Athens, Greece

Nikos Karatzas, MD, DPhil

Former Academic Staff Member of the Universities of Oxford, UC San Francisco and Athens. Cardiology Director Emeritus, Hygeia General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Theodoros Mountokalakis

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece

George S. Stergiou

Ex-officio STRIDE BP Chairman
Professor of Medicine & Hypertension, Hypertension Center STRIDE-7, University of Athens, Greece