HealthManagement.org is proud to welcome Prof Fausto J Pinto as our new Cardiology Editor-in-Chief. He takes over the role of Prof Tienush Rassaf, who was the Cardiology Editor in Chief from 2016 to 2021.
Prof Pinto is the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal) and a Full Professor of Cardiology. He is the Head of the Cardiology Department and the Heart and Vascular Department of Santa Maria University Hospital, CHULN E.P.E., President of the World Heart Federation (WHF) (2021-2022), Official Spokesperson at ESC Congress 2021(2021), National Coordinator of the Medical Schools Council (2018-2020) and President of the Executive Board of the Lisbon Academic Medical Centre (CAML) (2019-2021) and Director of Lisbon Cardiovascular Institute (ICVL) since 1999.
Prof Pinto was the President and founder of the European Association of Echocardiography (2002-04), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), Chairman of the CPC (Congress Program Committee) of ESC (2008-10), Chair of the European Heart Agency(2016-2018) and ESC President (2014-16).
He is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), American College of Cardiology (FACC), American Society of Angiology (FASA), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) and Honorary Member of several international societies, including Societé Française de Cardiologie, Sociedad Colombiana de Cardiologia, American Society of Echocardiography, Societá Italiana de Ecografia Cardiovascular, Hungarian Society of Cardiology, Japanese Circulation Society, Sociedad Peruana de Cardiologia, Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences, Romanian Society of Cardiology, Russian Society of Cardiology, and Slovakian Society of Cardiology.
Prof Pinto’s main areas of interest are iscahemic heart disease, anticoagulation, and cardiovascular imaging.