Position: Professor of Clinical Cardiology, President of Arrhythmia Alliance & Trustee of AF Association
Location: London UK
John Camm is Professor of Clinical Cardiology at St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK, and Professor of Cardiology at Imperial College, London. His interests include cardiac arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, stroke prevention, anticoagulation, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac pacemakers, and risk stratification in post-myocardial infarction, heart failure and cardiomyopathy. He is currently President of the European Heart Rhythm Association.
Professor Camm is President of a major UK charity “Arrhythmia Alliance” and co-founded another highly successful medical charity the “Atrial Fibrillation Association”. He is Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Cardiology, editorial board member of a further 15 journals, and an Editor of the European Society of Cardiology Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Professor Camm has been involved in the production of numerous guidelines, including the ESC guidelines for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation (chair), the ACC/AHA/ESC guidelines on Ventricular Arrhythmias an Sudden Cardiac Death (chair), and Supraventricular Arrhythmias (member) and the NICE guidelines for the treatment of unstable angina and non-ST elevation ACS (chair), Atrial Fibrillation (member) and Heart Failure (member). Professor Camm was awarded the ESC Gold Medal in 2005 and the British Cardiovascular Society Mackenzie Medal in 2008. He has authored or co-authored over 1150 peer -review papers and edited/authored over 30 books.