Confused about heart health? Want to learn more about the latest breakthroughs in heart research? Heart Research Australia invites you to a morning focused on heart health.

Hosted by TV personality, Chris Russell and featuring presentations from our leading researchers and cardiologists, this is your opportunity to learn more about advances in the prevention and treatment of heart disease.

DATE: Friday, 6 December 2013
TIME: 10:30am – 12:00pm
WHERE: The Auditorium, level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards

The morning will include presentations by:

Professor Geoffrey Tofler MBBS MD FRACP FACC
Professor of Preventative Cardiology, University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital Geoffrey Tofler is Honorary Medical Director of the North Shore Heart Research Foundation. He has 20 years’ experience as a clinical consultant cardiologist,  including 13 years at Harvard Medical School Hospital in Boston. His expertise is in the prevention of heart disease and management of heart failure. Current research includes triggers for heart attack and the links between bereavement and heart health.

Dr Rebecca Kozor MBBS
Rebecca Kozor is a cardiology advanced trainee. Her research focuses on cardiovascular magnetic resonance as an imaging tool to detect certain cardiovascular conditions.

Dr Edward Barin MBBS (USyd) MMed (USyd) FRACP FCSANZ
Director, Cardiac Rhythm Management Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital
Edward Barin is a Senior Cardiologist at Royal North Shore Hospital, where he directs the pacemaker and implanted devices clinic. The Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) Research Unit has a specialty interest in remote monitoring of devices used to treat heart rhythm disorders. International clinical trials are under way to determine the best and safest ways of using the internet to remotely monitor patients with devices.

For more information, please see the Invitation and Map here.