Council 2020-2021

Prof. Vincent Maher

PRESIDENT

Prof. Vincent Maher

Professor Vincent Maher is a Consultant Cardiologist at Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin, Clinical Professor in Trinity College Dublin and Director of Chronic Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Rehabilitation at Tallaght University Hospital. He was formerly Medical Director of the Irish Heart Foundation, President of the Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, President of the Irish Atherosclerosis Society, and Chairman of the Health Promoting Hospital Network in Ireland. He co-founded the Heart Watch program and developed both the Irish Heart Foundation, Physical Activity and Nutrition guidelines.  His research interests involve understanding the effects of exercise, lipids and obesity on cardiovascular change. He established the first hospital based peripheral artery disease rehabilitation service and developed the first dedicated cardiovascular disease prevention clinic nationally.

Brendan McAdam

HONORARY SECRETARY

Prof. Brendan McAdam

Prof. Carl Vaughan

HONORARY TREASURER

Prof. Carl Vaughan

COUNCIL MEMBERS

Prof. Jim Crowley (Past President)

Dr. Patricia Campbell (Assistant Secretary)

Dr. Deirdre Ward

Dr. Peter McKavanagh

Dr. Christine Hughes

Mr. Alastair Graham

Dr. Stephen O’Connor

Dr. Angie Brown (IHF Rep.)

Dr. Ross Murphy (NSD)