Meet the prominent, experienced team involved in implementing China’s Stent – Save a Life! regional three-year plan.
The Stent – Save a Life! (“SSL”) Global Initiative Central Office is delighted to welcome China as a new, active member of the SSL Community. Its Country Champions, Prof. HUO Yong (Immediate Past President of Chinese Society of Cardiology and Vice Chairman of the Chinese Cardiovascular Association) and Prof. GE Junbo (President of Chinese Society of Cardiology and Chairman of the Chinese Cardiovascular Association) will lead the implementation of the country’s three-year plan, assisted by Prof. ZHANG Yan, China SSL Project Manager, and fully supported by the Chinese Cardiovascular Association.
Yong Huo is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Head of the Heart Center at Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China. Prof. Huo completed his Master’s Degree in Medicine at Peking University.
A specialist in critical and complicated cardiovascular medicine, Prof. Huo has particular clinical interests in Interventional Cardiology and prevention of coronary heart disease. He is in charge of national PCI registry of China and has led many national funding projects on coronary heart disease and PCI. Prof. Huo’s research has been widely published in leading peer-reviewed medical journals and he has developed monographs on interventional cardiology, cardiovascular medications and clinical hemodynamics. Furthermore, Prof. Huo is Chief Editor of the Journal of Interventional Cardiology and is on the editorial board of the prestigious Chinese Medical Journal.
We sincerely welcome Profs. Huo, Ge and Zhang, wishing them great success and accomplishments in improving STEMI patient care in China and we will aim to provide them with all assistance and know-how to efficiently implement their challenging three-year plan.
More details on their STEMI aims and objectives will be shared shortly.