Professor Frank Ruschitzka, MD, FRCP (Edinburgh), FESC is Chairman of the University Heart Center and the Department of Cardiology at the University Hospital in Zürich, Switzerland. Professor Ruschitzka received his medical degree in 1989 and has specialized in internal medicine and cardiology at the Universities of Göttingen and Zürich.
Professor Ruschitzka received numerous awards, including the Cardiovascular Science Award of the Swiss Society of Cardiology, the annual Götz-Preis of the Medical Faculty of the University of Zürich for excellence in clinical medicine and research as well as the Honoris Causa Doctorate of the University of Medicine “Carol Davila” Bucharest.
Professor Ruschitzka is Past-President of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC.
Professor Ruschitzka`s research focuses on the development of novel drugs, devices and interventions, in heart failure in particular.