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Heart Heroes

Cardiologists, healthcare professionals, policymakers, patients and their family members and friends are the heroes among us - battling, treating and beating heart disease.
Read unique stories of people and teams dedicated and committed to improving cardiac health and reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD).
If you’d like to nominate a Heart Hero or are a Heart Hero yourself and would like to share your story, please contact [email protected].

Dr Maria Rosa Costanzo

Dr Maria Rosa Costanzo

Cardiologist

United States of America

Neil Johnson

Neil Johnson

Chief Executive of the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation and founder of the Global Heart Hub

Ireland

Lindsay Davis

Lindsay Davis

Diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

United States of America

Chris Hillman

Chris Hillman

Living with atrial fibrillation

United Kingdom

Protiva Gyllerup

Protiva Gyllerup

Living with idiopathic ventricular tachycardia

Sweden

Salvadora Veyrat

Salvadora Veyrat

Living with Chagas disease

Nicaragua

Prof Sérgio

Prof Sérgio

School Teacher in Maputo raising awareness of RHD

Mozambique

Dr Riikka Ahola

Dr Riikka Ahola

Senior researcher at Polar Research Center

Finland

Agathe Dugleux

Agathe Dugleux

Diagnosed with atrial tachycardia

France / Switzerland

Faye and her husband Brad

Faye and her husband Brad

Living with hereditary ATTR-CM

United States of America