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Professor Steffen Petersen

Programme Chair – Cardiovascular
Academic Health Science Centre

Professor Steffen Petersen is Chair of the Cardiovascular Academic Medical Centre at UCLPartners.  In this role he is leading work that aims to achieve maximum global, national and regional impact for the benefit of patients with or at risk of heart disease or stroke.

Steffen is a Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London and a Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Director for Research at Barts Heart Centre, Barts Health NHS Trust.  He is Chair-elect, Cardiovascular MRI (Dec 2016-Dec 2018) of the European Society of Cardiology’s (ESC) European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI).   Steffen has been actively involved in cardiovascular magnetic resonance since 1998 and he reports over 1000 cardiac adult MRI scans each year.