PROFESSOR DAME ANNA DOMINICZAK
Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak DBE, MD, FRCP, FAHA, FRSE, FMedSci
Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak is Regius Professor of Medicine, Vice Principal and Head of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow as well as honorary consultant physician and non-executive member of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board. In 2016, she was awarded a DBE for services to cardiovascular and medical science.
Professor Dominiczak is one of the world’s leading cardiovascular scientists and clinical academics. She held a British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Glasgow between 1997 and 2010, and directorship of the Cardiovascular Research Centre between 2000 and 2010. Her major research interests are in hypertension, cardiovascular genomics and precision medicine, where she not only publishes extensively in top peer-reviewed journals (over 400 publications), but also excels in large-scale research funding for programmes and infrastructure (with a total value in excess of £100M over the last seven years). She leads a collaboration of four universities, four academic NHS Health Boards across Scotland and two major industry partners in a public/private partnership focused on precision medicine, with a value in excess of £20M.
Professor Dominiczak is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the European Society of Cardiology and the Society of Biology. She is a member of the British Medical Association, British Hypertension Society, European Society of Hypertension, International Society of Hypertension, British Endocrine Society, Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland, American Physiological Society, British Atherosclerosis Society, British Cardiovascular Society and European Atherosclerosis Society. From 2013 to 2015, she was President of the European Society of Hypertension.
Since 2012, she has been Editor-in-Chief of Hypertension, journal of the American Heart Association and the world’s top journal in her area of research.