Position: Professor of Cardiology
Location: Sydney, AU
Ben Freedman is Director External Affairs at Sydney’s Heart Research Institute, Honorary Professor of Cardiology Faculty of Medicine and Health at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, and former head of Department of Cardiology Concord Hospital. His major research interest is stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. In 2015 he formed the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration with 5 others. It now has 200 members from 39 countries. He co-chaired the 2020 World Heart Federation’s AF-Roadmap update, and co-chaired 2020 APHRS guidance on screening for AF. In 2011 he was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for service to medicine as a clinician, educator and researcher.