MISSION:
To promote awareness, advance knowledge and innovate to reduce the burden of heart valve disease with a global and multidisciplinary approach.

VISION:
To become the foremost society where the heart team advances science, practice and innovation to diminish the global burden of heart valve disease.

LEADERSHIP

HVS Officers

Marta Sitges, MD, President
PRESIDENT
Marta Sitges, MD
Barcelona, Spain
Carlijn V.C. Bouten, MD, SECRETARY/TREASURER
PRESIDENT-ELECT
Carlijn V.C. Bouten, MD
Eindhoven, Netherlands
Jordan Miller, MD, Secretary/Treasurer
SECRETARY/TREASURER
Jordan Miller, MD
Rochester, MN, USA
Emmanuel Lansac, MD, Valve Research Network Coordinator
VALVE RESEARCH NETWORK
COORDINATOR

Emmanuel Lansac, MD
Paris, France
Vinod Thourani, MD, Immediate Past-President
IMMEDIATE PAST-PRESIDENT
Vinod Thourani, MD
Washington, DC., USA
Rakesh Suri, MD, Past-President
PAST-PRESIDENT
Rakesh Suri, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Cardiologists

Alain Berrebi, MD
Alain Berrebi, MD
Paris, France
Liesl Zuhlke, MD
Liesl Zuhlke, MD
Cape Town, South Africa

Interventional Cardiologists

Samir Kapadia, MD
Samir Kapadia, MD
Cleveland, OH, USA
Stephan von Bardeleben
Stephan von Bardeleben

Surgeon

Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD
Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD
Montreal, QC, Canada
Jessica Forcillo
Jessica Forcillo
Yolanda Kluin
Yolanda Kluin

Researchers

Jane Grande-Allen, MD
Jane Grande-Allen, MD
Houston, TX, USA
Elaine Tseng
Elaine Tseng
Philippe Pibarot
Philippe Pibarot

Senior Advisors

Jeffrey Borer, MD
Jeffrey Borer, MD
New York, New York, USA
Jose Pomar, MD
Jose Pomar, MD
Barcelona Spain
Hanneke Takkenberg, MD, PhD
Hanneke Takkenberg, MD, PhD
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Latin American Director

Juan P. Umaña, MD
Juan P. Umaña, MD
Bogotá, Colombia