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Faculty

Thank you to our 2019 faculty members.

ECHO Australia Organising Committee

 

 

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Gregory M. Scalia   Darryl J. Burstow   Bonita Anderson

MBBS(Hons), MMedSc, FRACP, FACC, FCSANZ, FASE, JP
Director of Echocardiography, The Prince Charles Hospital
Senior Cardiologist, Heart Care Partners, Brisbane
Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland

 

MBBS,FRACP,FCSANZ, FASE
Senior Staff Cardiologist, The Prince Charles Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Queensland
Adjunct Professor, School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology

 

DMU (Cardiac), M App Sc (Med Ultrasound), ACS, AMS, FASE, AFASA, FASA
Clinical Fellow, Queensland University of Technology
Advanced Cardiac Scientist, The Prince Charles Hospital

 

International Faculty

 

 


 

 

David Adams

 

 

Steven A. Goldstein

ACS, RCS, RDCS, FASE
Cardiac Sonographer Emeritus
Previously of Duke University Medical Center, NC, USA


David Adams is a Cardiac Sonographer Emeritus after working for 38 years at Duke University Medical Center. He retired in 2016 in order to do more global medical missions. David received the 2004 ASE Distinguished Sonographer Teacher Award and the 1st ASE Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. 

 

 

 

 

MD, FACC, FASE
Senior Cardiologist, MedStar Washington Hospital Center's Heart & Vascular Institute
Washington, USA


Dr. Goldstein joined the faculty at Washington Hospital Center in 1978. He was the Director of the Noninvasive Cardiology at Washington Hospital Center from 1980 to 2016. His major area of interest is clinical cardiology and echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart), especially diseases of the aorta and the role of echocardiography for guiding procedures in the Cath Lab.

 
S. Allen Luis  

Jeroen J. Bax
(Pre-recorded)

MBBS, FRACP, FACC, FASE

Medical Director, Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Echocardiography and Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography Programs
Co-Director, Pericardial Diseases Clinic
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Dr. Allen Luis is a Cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Ultrasound at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota). He is the Medical Director for the Mayo Clinic Health Sciences Echocardiography and Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography programs. 

 

 

MD, PhD, FESC, FACC 

Director of Noninvasive Imaging
Department of Cardiology Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), The Netherlands
Immediate Past President, European Society of Cardiology (2018 – 2020)


Professor Bax is Director of non-invasive imaging and Director of the echo-lab at the Leiden University Medical Center. His main interests include clinical cardiology, heart failure, cardiac resynchronization therapy and the application of all different imaging modalities to these clinical fields. Professor Bax has authored numerous papers and holds several positions in national and international scientific organizations, as well as serving on the editorial boards of many different journals. 

 

 

John O'Shea Memorial Lecturer

A/Prof David Prior

 

MBBS BMedSc PhD FRACP DDU FACC FSCANZ FASE

Deputy Director of Cardiology and Director of Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging

at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne

Associate Professor, University of Melbourne

Special Guest Speaker

Prof David McGiffin

 

MBBS, FRACS

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Alfred Health, Melbourne 

Domestic Faculty

Aubrey Almeida

MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Staff Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Monash Medical Centre Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery,... More

Luke Burchill

MBBS, PhD, FRACP
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Royal Melbourne Hospital Adult Congenital Heart... More

Rob Chamberlain

BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science, BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology, Grad Dip Cardiac... More

Jonathan Chan

MBBS(Hons), PhD, FRACP, FRCP(London), FCSANZ, FSCCT, FACC
Professor of Cardiology, Griffith University Senior Staff Specialist, The Prince Charles... More

Natalie Edwards

B Ex Sci, Masters of Cardiac Ultrasound, ACS, AMS (Cardiac), FASE
 Senior Cardiac Scientist, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane

Jill Fawcett

DMU (Cardiac), EACVI/AEPC certification in Congenital Heart Disease, AMS (Cardiac)... More

Ben Fitzgerald

MBBS, FRACP, FCSANZ
Staff Consultant Cardiologist, The Prince Charles Hospital Cardiologist, Heart Care Partners,... More

Christian Hamilton-Craig

MBBS, PhD, BMedSci(Hons), FRACP, FSCCT. FACC
Eminent Staff Cardiologist, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane Professor, School of... More

Julie Humphries

MBBS, FRACP, FSCANZ, FASE, BHMS(Ed)(Hons)1st Class
Staff Consultant Cardiologist, The Prince Charles Hospital Cardiologist, Heart Care Partners,... More

Grant King

B. Ex Sci. Grad Dip Cardiac Ultrasound (Distinction)
Senior Cardiac Scientist Hearts 1st, Greenslopes, QLD.

Stuart Moir

MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FCSANZ, FSCMR
Cardiologist and Cardiac Imaging Specialist  Clinical Lead Cardiac MRI, Monash Heart,... More

David G Platts

MBBS, MD, FRACP, FCSANZ, FESC, FASE
Senior Staff Specialist, Echocardiography Department, Qld Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac... More

Ruth Ramm

BAppSc (HMS), DMU(Cardiac), AMS
Sessional Examiner & Tutor (Cardiac Ultrasound), Queensland University of Technology  ... More

Helen L. Thomson

MBBS, FRACP, PhD
Visiting Cardiologist, The Alfred Hospital Senior Lecturer, Monash University, Victoria.... More

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