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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].

Alexander Ferguson

Alexander Ferguson

United States

Dr Ricardo Quiroga Siles

Dr Ricardo Quiroga Siles

Cardiologist, Ex Vice-President and current member of the Bolivian Society of Cardiology (Sociedad Paceña y Boliviana de Cardiología)

Bolivia

Dr Giuseppe Ciancamerla

Dr Giuseppe Ciancamerla

President of Conacuore Association

Italy

Prof Yong Huo

Prof Yong Huo

Chairman of World Association of Chinese Cardiologists

China

Anthony King

Anthony King

Stroke survivor living with Atrial Fibrillation, former Mental Health Therapist.

United States

Brenda Cooperstone

Brenda Cooperstone

Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Rare Disease. Nominated by Pfizer Rare Disease

Walter

Walter

Nominated by Pfizer Rare Disease

United States

Professor Dr Prakash Raj Regmi

Professor Dr Prakash Raj Regmi

General Secretary, Programme Director and Past President of the Nepal Heart Foundation.

Nepal

Dr Chuichi Kawai

Dr Chuichi Kawai

Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University. Past President of the World Heart Federation.

Japan

Dr Kapil Parakh

Dr Kapil Parakh

Practicing cardiologist and Medical Lead of Google Fit

United States / Zambia