Ioannis (John) T. Parissis, MD, FESC
Professor of Cardiology, University of Athens, Greece
Member of faculty of Cardiology Department and Heart Failure Unit, Attikon University General Hospital, Athens, Greece. Head of Emergency Department of Attikon University Hospital.
His clinical and research interests include: clinical cardiology – Heart Failure; comorbidities (anemia, depression, diabetes, COPD, obesity) in chronic and acute heart failure; new cardiac enhancers and vasodilators in acute heart failure syndromes and advanced heart failure (levosimendan, etc); biomarkers in heart failure, and management of acute and advanced heart failure.
Author or co-author in 312 publications in peer-reviewed international journas, numerous cardiology book chapters, and over 200 abstracts in important scientific meetings, including the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, the American College of Cardiology Scientific Meetings, the Annual Congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the Annual Congress of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC.
Reviewer in several international journals (NEJM, Lancet, Circulation, etc.). Abstract Grader for the: a) ESC annual main congress, b) Heart Failure Association of ESC annual congress, and c) Acute Cardiac Care association of ESC annual congress.
National coordinator for Greece and member of international steering committee of the ESC Pilot Registry on acute and chronic heart failure.
Steering committee in CARD-SHOCK European trial on cardiogenic shock.
Member of ESC Heart Failure Association committee (2011-2014) which co-ordinates European national working groups or societies on heart failure.
Member of Task Force for Curriculum Heart Failure of ESC Heart Failure Association.
Active member and Co-Chair of ESC Heart Failure Association committee for acute heart failure.
Reviewer of ESC guidelines for Heart Failure 2012.
Member of task force for ESC heart Failure guidelines 2016.
Associate Editor European Journal of Heart Failure (I.F 14,3): (Acute & Advanced HF/Biomarkers/Rehabilitation)