Professor Alec Vahanian

Professor Alec VahanianGuest speaker

Academic Experience Doctor of medicine, Paris (1972) Cardiologist, Paris (1978) Chef de Clinique, University Paris VI (1979) Professor of Cardiology (1988) Hospital Based Experience Hospital internship in Paris (1972) Fellowship Cardiology (1983) Head of Cardiology, Hôpital TENON (1994) Head of Cardiology, Hôpital BICHAT (1999) Societies French Society of Cardiology Member since 1992 Member of the […]

Academic Experience
  • Doctor of medicine, Paris (1972)
  • Cardiologist, Paris (1978)
  • Chef de Clinique, University Paris VI (1979)
  • Professor of Cardiology (1988)
Hospital Based Experience
  • Hospital internship in Paris (1972)
  • Fellowship Cardiology (1983)
  • Head of Cardiology, Hôpital TENON (1994)
  • Head of Cardiology, Hôpital BICHAT (1999)
Societies
French Society of Cardiology
  • Member since 1992
  • Member of the administrative committee (2001- 2002-2003)
French federation of Cardiology
  • President (2003-2007)
European Society of Cardiology
  • Fellow (1988)
  • Chairman ‘Working Group of Valvular Heart Disease’ (1998-2000)
  • Member ‘Executive Scientific Commitee’ (1996-2004)
  • Member ‘Science council’ (1999-2002)
  • Chairman ‘Sub commitee Euro heart Survey on valvular heart disease’ (1999-2002)
  • Member ‘Euro Heart survey Commitee’ (1999-2004)
  • Silver medal of the ESC (2004)
  • Member ‘Education committee’ (2005-2007)
  • Chairman ‘Highlight committee’ (2005-2007)
  • Chairman ‘Task Force on Valvular Heart Disease’ (2005-2012)
  • Chairman ‘Clinical Pratice Guidelines Committee’ (2006-2010)
  • Elected board member (2006-2010)
European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Board Member EuroPCR (since 2006)
Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh)
  • Fellow (2003)
National Academy of Medicine
  • Corresponding member (since 2006)
Reviewer and Editorial roles
  • Associated editor
  • EuroIntervention
Member of the editorial committee for
  • Archives Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs
  • Current Cardiology Reports
  • JACC Intervention
  • F1000
  • International Journal of Cardiology
  • Nature Clinical reviews
  • Circulation (Edition Française)
  • BMJ Case Reports
  • Education in Heart
Reviewer for
  • Acute Cardiac Care
  • American Journal of Cardiology
  • Archives des Maladies du Cœur
  • Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis
  • Circulation
  • Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions
  • EuroIntervention
  • European Heart Journal
  • European Journal of Echocardiography
  • JACC Imaging
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography
  • Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine
  • New England Journal of Medicine
PUBLICATIONS
  • 398 articles in peer-reviewed journals
  • Participation in 48 textbooks
  • 586 invited lectures at congresses