The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) has elected its first female President, Clara Chow.
Professor Chow is a Professor of the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney as well as Academic Director of the Westmead Applied Medical Research Centre, Program Director for the Community Based Cardiac Services and Cardiologist at Westmead Hospital, Sydney.
“The CSANZ is very fortunate to have Clara as its incoming president. She is an outstanding cardiologist and researcher and will bring great energy and insight to the role,” said CSANZ current President Len Kritharides.
Professor Chow said, “I am excited and proud to take up the president-elect position of CSANZ. I think this shows the strong commitment of our society to change and addressing the challenges of diversity for our members as well as our patients.”
Professor Chow, will serve as president-elect for 12 months, beginning in August, 2020.