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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].

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

Mojisola Atanmuyide

Mojisola Atanmuyide

Living with heart failure

United Kingdom

Dr Wael Al Mahmeed

Dr Wael Al Mahmeed

Staff Physician in the Heart and Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

Dr Matias Nordaby

Dr Matias Nordaby

Associate Medical Head for Heart Failure at Boehringer Ingelheim

Germany

Dr Luis Moya Jiménez

Dr Luis Moya Jiménez

Founder and President of the Colombian League against Heart Disease and Hypertension

Colombia