Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: London, UK
Martin Cowie is Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London (a Division of Guy’s & St Thomas’), where he leads the heart failure service, and Professor in the School of Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences at King’s College London. He was a Non-Executive Director and Board member of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) from 2016-2020.
Professor Cowie's research interests focus on health technology assessment and delivery of efficient and effective care for patients with heart failure, with a focus on diagnostics, drugs, or devices. He also has had a longstanding interest in evaluating remote monitoring and now digital technologies in heart failure.
Professor Cowie is a founding member and past-Chairman of the British Society for Heart Failure, in addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). He chairs the Digital Health Committee of the ESC. Professor Cowie was shortlisted for the NHS Digital Champion (Leadership) Award in England in 2017, was awarded the Thomas Lewis Medal for services to British Cardiology in 2019, and was the recipient of the Roy Award from the UK Heart Failure Patient Charity, Pumping Marvellous, in 2019 for outstanding contribution to excellence in heart failure.
Professor Cowie is delighted to be a Trustee of the AF Association.