Rigshospitalet - Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen (Denmark)
Christian Hassager is a FESC cardiologist and former (2004-2018) director of a specialized cardiology intensive care unit at the University Hospital Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, and now Professor in this field at Copenhagen University . He is currently past-president of ACVC and board member of ESC. In addition, he has had several national committee positions: Chair of the national working group on echocardiography as well as the working group on Acute Cardiac Care of the Danish Society of Cardiology and he has been President of the Danish Society of Cardiology from 2010-2012. He is currently Chair of the Danish Heart Foundation and past-chair of the Danish Resuscitation Council.
He is co-author of more than 550 scientific papers and has been mentor for several Ph.D. students. His current major clinical research interest regards cardiogenic shock and post resuscitation care after cardiac arrest.