Position: Professor of Cardiology & Honorary Consultant Cardiologist
Location: London UK
Professor Martin R Cowie, MD, MSc, FRCP, FRCP (Ed), FESC, FACC
Imperial College London, UK
Martin Cowie is Professor of Cardiology and Chair of Cardiology (Health Services Research) at the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London. He is an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, and a Non-Executive Director of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Professor Cowie's research interests focus on health technology assessment and delivery of efficient and effective care for patients with heart failure, with a particular focus on diagnostics, drugs, or devices.
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 2017. He is a Trustee of the AF Association.
Professor Cowie is an Associate Editor of Heart and Journal of the American College of Cardiology- Heart Failure, and is an editorial board member of several other journals. He has contributed chapters to many books, and has written a book for patients entitled “Living with Heart Failure – A Guide for Patients”. He has published >300 Pub-Med listed papers, and has a current h-index of 71.
He particularly enjoys speaking to members of the public about cardiovascular health issues, and has spoken at the Cambridge Science Festival, The Wellcome Foundation, The Dana Foundation, and has given a TEDx talk on “Beating the World’s Biggest Killer”, which you can view on
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_Xp65OUtU0 , and has also spoken at the WIRED Science festival in London.