University of Birmingham, Birmingham (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Dipak Kotecha is a Professor of Cardiology & Cardiac Imaging and Consultant Cardiologist, and has completed a prestigious National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Fellowship. He works extensively with the ESC, including the Education Committee and the Committee for Practice Guidelines. His research focuses on the interaction of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, published in leading international journals. He supervises a number of PhD students including basic, translational and clinical science, leads an international heart failure consortium and runs controlled trials. Dipak also collaborates on major European grants in this field, with an interest in trial methodology, robust statistical evaluation, big data approaches and novel technology. He is the Chief Investigator for the NIHR-funded DaRe2THINK programme (national, healthcare-embedded, innovation trial) and the ESC's STEEER-AF (six-country, cluster-randomised, educational intervention) trial.