External Advisory Board

For qualitative assessment, several external experts have reviewed this application and will form the external advisory board (EAB).

  • Prof. Harold Sox, Chair of the Institute of Medicine’s (www.iom.edu) Committee on Comparative Effectiveness Research Priorities, Senior Advisor to PCORI
  • PD Stefan Sauerland, Head of non-drug interventions of the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG)
  • Prof. Robert JM Klautz, Chief of department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Steven Marso, Director of Interventional Cardiology UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Prof. Dr. Paul Schoenhagen, Editor-in-chief of Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Carlos Aguiar, Vice-President of the Portugese Society of Cardiology
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Baumbach, Cardiologist at Bristol Heart Institute, University Hospitals Bristol, UK
  • Prof. Joep Perk, Chair of the ESC guideline on cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Prof William Wijns, Chair of the ESC/EACTS guideline on cardiovascular revascularisation
  • Prof. Frank Bengel, Klinik für Nuklearmedizin Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Chairman of the Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Prof. Andrew Briggs, Chair in Health Economics (Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment) at the University of Glasgow, Reader in Health Economics at the University of Oxford’s Health Economics Research Centre (HERC)
  • Prof. Hans-U. Kauczor, W3-Professor for Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Heidelberg, Medical Director for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital of Heidelberg
  • Prof. Ella A. Kazerooni, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs, Director of Cardiothoracic Radiology Service Excellence Program at the University of Michigan
  • Prof. William Hollingworth, Professor of Health Economics, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol