Prof Derek Chew

Derek Chew is a clinical and interventional cardiologist, clinical trialist and outcomes researcher in cardiovascular medicine. His training in Interventional Cardiology was at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and he as completed a Masters of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. His PhD thesis explored the factors for improving heart attack care in Australia. His is currently Professor of Cardiology Flinders University, and is the Network Director of Cardiology for the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network. He has led the Heart Foundation/CSANZ 2016ACS Guidelines writing group and served on the European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for the management of ACS Writing committee.

Prof Debra Rowett

Prof Mark Nelson

• Qualifications. MBBS(Hons), MFM, FRACGP, FAFPHM, PhD • Current employer / role(s). Professor and Chair, Discipline of General Practice, and Senior Professorial Fellow, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania and an Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. • Clinical expertise and/or interests. General practice, public health. • Research expertise and/or interests. Large-scale clinical trials in CVD prevention in primary care. • Awards, special projects and/or accomplishments. National Health and Medical Research Council Australian Clinical Research Fellowship, RACGP Friends of the College award, Distinguished paper General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, Hobart, AAPC Bridges-Webb Medal, Heart Foundation Tasmania Diamond Service Award. • Professional and/or community service. High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia executive, Tasmania Health Practitioner Tribunal, Heart Foundation (Tasmania Chapter) Health Advisory Committee, Cardiovascular Disease Expert Advisory Group (CVDEAG), and National Vascular Disease Monitoring Advisory Group (NVDMAG), National Centre for Monitoring Vascular Diseases (NCMVD) at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, World Hypertension League Australian regional office executive member, Australian Atherosclerosis Society member, Australian Cardiovascular Alliance Board of Directors, Australia New Zealand Alliance of Cardiovascular Trials.

Prof Clara Chow

Professor Clara Chow is a clinician-scientist (Cardiologist), Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney and in Academic Director of the Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC). She holds honorary posts as the Program Director of Community Based Cardiac Services at Westmead Hospital, Academic co-Director of the Charles Perkins Centre Westmead (2016), co-lead of the Cardiovascular stream of Sydney Health Partners and Honorary Professorial Fellow at The George Institute. In the community, she is a member of PBAC and is on the Board and Honorary Secretary of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Prof. Chow has extensive experience in the design, development, management, analysis, interpretation and reporting of large-scale epidemiology and clinical trial studies. Her work in cardiovascular disease prevention is recognised both nationally and internationally. She has a PhD in cardiovascular epidemiology and international public health from the University of Sydney, and a Postdoc in Cardiac Imaging and Clinical trials and Epidemiology from McMaster University, Canada. She has been supported by the NHMRC through consecutive fellowships since her PhD and now holds a NHMRC CDF (Level 2) and National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship (2016-20). In a relatively short career, Prof. Chow has a strong record of published work including >150 publications including 2 in NEJM, 3 in Lancet and 6 in JAMA.

Prof Arduino Mangoni

Professor Arduino A Mangoni trained in Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology and General Medicine in Milan, Boston and London. He was awarded a PhD in Pharmacology at King’s College, University of London, in 2003. He was appointed Senior Lecturer (2003-2007) and Associate Professor (2007-2009) in Clinical Pharmacology at Flinders University before taking up the Chair in Medicine of Old Age at the University of Aberdeen, UK (2010-2012). In 2013 he was appointed Strategic Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Head of Department at Flinders University. Between 2015-2016 he was Associate Dean and Head, Flinders Medical Science and Technology. Professor Mangoni plays a key role in the regular review of the Australian Hypertension guidelines and has contributed to the development of the SIGN guidelines on the Management of Chronic Pain, released in December 2013. His research interests include arginine metabolomics and ageing, drug discovery and geriatric clinical pharmacology. Professor Mangoni has published over 180 refereed publications.

Ms Allison Willis

I have worked as a private health policy and education consultant since 2007 to current. As a private health education and policy consultant I have worked with clients in both government and non-government and across health, community services, the education sector, disability and aged care. Some of my clients have included Asthma Australia, Department of Education and Child Development, Eldercare, ShineSA, Sacred Heat College, Repatriation General Hospital. I undertake discrete project briefs, which might include: • development of units of competency and education curriculum • developing workforce/professional practice standards and policy • training health practitioners in regulation, professional practice, law and ethics • reviewing and developing new models of care I am currently employed by Health Consumer Alliance of South Australia to undertake a project for the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) to develop a Consumer Engagement Strategy NALHN wide.