Professor Basil Lewis is Past-Chairperson of the ESC Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy and an Associate Editor of the European Heart Journal: Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy. He is Past-President of the Israel Heart Society and was founding Chair of the ACC Chapter in Israel.
Professor Lewis obtained his medical degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (MBBCh; MD) and undertook post-graduate training in Los Angeles CA, USA. Current scientific interests focus on the conduct, practice and teaching of clinical trials. Professor Lewis is based at the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Institute of the Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center and the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.