Course details

  • Duration: October 2015 - June 2016
  • Fees:
    Medical Medical doctors:
    Foundation module in Preventive Cardiology - £1950
  • Optional core assessment for foundation module - £475
    -  4 day Modules  - £800
    -  3 day Modules - £600
    Optional assessment for specialist modules - £250

    Nurses/Allied Health Professionals: 
    Foundation module in Preventive Cardiology - £1325
    Optional assessment for foundation module £475
    -  4 day Modules  - £500
    -  3 day Modules - £375
    Optional assessment for specialist modules- £250

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The Teaching Faculty

Professor David Wood - Course Director
David leads the research components of the MSc programme in Preventive Cardiology. David is the Garfield Weston Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK. He is a board member of the European Society of Cardiology and the outgoing President of the European Society of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Suzanne Barr
Suzanne is a senior dietitian with particular interests in weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and women’s health. Her current research focus is on the prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in high risk populations through dietary and lifestyle modification. Suzanne’s healthcare background includes working in the acute hospital setting with a focus on the dietary management of diabetes and related complications. She has a BSc(Hons) in Physiology, Sports Science and Nutrition from the University of Glasgow, an MSc in Dietetics from Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh and a Postgraduate Certificate in teaching and learning in Higher Education.

Dr Susan Connolly
Susan leads the specialist module in medical management of blood pressure and lipids. Susan is a Consultant Cardiologist at Charing Cross Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital, part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College London.

Anne Dornhorst
Anne is a Consultant Physician and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Endocrinology and Diabetes within the Imperial College Hospital with an interest in all aspects of adult diabetes. She is the Senior Diabetologist for Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals. Anne Dornhorst received her Doctorate of Medicine from Oxford University and her clinical training from the John Hopkins University in Maryland, USA and at St Mary's Hospital London. She has published extensively in the field of Diabetes in Pregnancy and has been a member of the National Guideline Committees on the management of Diabetes in Pregnancy.

Tim Grove
Tim is a Senior Teaching Fellow and is the lead for the Physical Activity and Reflective Practice modules on the Master's, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate and short course programmes in Preventive Cardiology at the Imperial College London. In addition, Tim is also employed by Imperial College Health Care NHS Trust as the Lead Exercise Specialist for the MyAction Westminster programme, which is a family based preventive and rehabilitation programme for vascular health. 

Professor Gary Frost
Gary co- leads the specialist module in nutrition and weight management. Gary is a Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Imperial College.

Catriona Jennings
Catriona leads the specialist module in smoking cessation strategies. Catriona is a cardiac specialist nurse and the European Research Nurse coordinator for EUROACTION and EUROASPIRE III in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London.

Dr Kornelia Kotseva
Kornelia leads the specialist module in risk estimation. Kornelia is a senior clinical research fellow at the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist to the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

The Teaching Faculty
In addition our courses draw on the considerable expertise within the International Centre for Circulatory Health: Professor Peter Sever; Professor Neil Poulter; Professor Simon Thom; Professor Alun Hughes; Dr Michael Schachter; Dr Neil Chapman; Dr Therese Tillin. A number of expert lectures are also arranged from leading specialists.