Dr John Atherton

Dr John Atherton

Dr John Atherton, Director of Cardiology at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Associate Professor, University of Queensland and Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology. He previously chaired the Asia-Pacific Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Registry SAC and the CSANZ Heart Failure Council. He has been an appointed member of the Australian Government Medical Services Advisory Committee and sat on the National Heart Foundation Heart Failure Guidelines executive writing group. Research interests include investigating novel methods to detect presymptomatic cardiac disease and cardiac genetics. Contributions to statewide service enhancement include coordinated heart failure disease management and co-establishing a cardiac genetics service.

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