Professor Athanasios J. Manolis M.D., FESC, FACC, FAHA is the Director of the Cardiology Department, Metropolitan Hospital, Piraeus, Greece. He is Adj. Clinical Professor of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA, and Adj. Assistant Professor of Hypertension, Boston University, USA
Special area of Interest and Expertise Interested in all aspects of Hypertension, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation and Genetics in Hypertension.
Other Activities Past President and General Secretary of the Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Council member of the European Society of Hypertension since 2003 Past President of the Working Group “Hypertension and Heart“ of the European Society of Cardiology Past President of the Working Group “Hypertension arrhythmias and thrombosis“ of the European Society of Hypertension Past President of the Hellenic Society of Hypertension President of 2014 Joint meeting of ESH/ISH, Athens, Greece President of the 2nd Advanced Committee of the Greek FDA
Editorial Board and Publications Associate Editor of the European Journal of Internal Medicine Member of the Editorial Board in 5 Journals in the field of Hypertension and Cardiology. Professor Manolis has been involved in more than 80 multicenter trials as national coordinator or principal investigator and in committees in the area of Hypertension, Heart Failure, Coronary Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation and Genetics (NIH). Moreover, he has written 30 chapters for medical books and has published more than 350 papers in peer reviewed International Journals in several aspects of Hypertension, Heart Failure, Coronary Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Atrial Fibrillation and Genetics, with an Impact Factor > 1.500 and Citation Index > 55.000. And at the same time, he has given more than 1.000 lectures in International Meetings.
Member European Society of Cardiology American College of Cardiology American Heart Association Hypertension Council of the American Heart Association European Society of Hypertension International Society of Hypertension.