Position: Lead Cardiac Physiologist
Location: Oxford, UK
Cristiana is a Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist and Lead at the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility for the University of Oxford, located at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She is the Technical Head of the Oxford Research Echocardiography Core Lab, and one of the co-editors of the 3rd edition of the Oxford Handbook of Echocardiography.
Cristiana is a certified cardiac devices specialist by IBHRE, BHRS and EHRA, as well as EACVI and BSE accredited in adult transthoracic echocardiography. Cristiana has specialist interest in the diagnosis and management of heart failure, developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning, and the creation of tools to improve patient pathways. She is passionate about science and healthcare education, global health, and the promotion of mental health in the workplace. She advocates for increasing female representation in STEM professions and in leadership roles.
Cristiana has been actively engaging with Arrhythmia Alliance on patient education resources and the set up of several scientific meetings.