Professor Peter Collins
Professor Peter Collins is a clinical cardiologist with an academic career in cardiovascular research. He has published extensively in many international journals and speaks regularly around the world on heart disease and the influence of hormones on the cardiovascular system. His principle clinical interests are in cardiovascular disease in women, hypertension, and the effect of hormones on the heart and blood vessels.
He is the co-editor of 'Women and Heart Disease', a widely established authoritative text book of all aspects of heart disease in women, and has recently been responsible for the publication of a cardiovascular risk factor guide for doctors in an attempt to improve awareness of, and help with, the management of cardiovascular risk factors in menopausal women.
Professor Collins is currently chair of the Task Force on Gender of the European Society of Cardiology. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology and the Council on Circulation of the American Heart Association, and is a member of the British Cardiac Society and the
Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland.