Drs. Hugh Calkins, Pierre Jais, Prashanthan Sanders, and Albert Waldo Join StopAfib.org Global Medical Advisory Board

May 25, 2011

Summary: StopAfib.org has added four afib experts to the Global Medical Advisory Board.

Dallas, TX—”StopAfib.org, a patient advocacy organization for those living with the most common irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation, is very pleased to announce the addition of four top afib experts to our Global Medical Advisory Board,” says Mellanie True Hills, StopAfib.org founder and CEO. “The board is made up of some of the world’s foremost electrophysiologists, cardiologists, surgeons, neurologists, epidemiologists, and researchers, who help us to provide the latest information about atrial fibrillation treatments to afib patients and their families.”

The four newest members of the Global Medical Advisory Board are:

  • Hugh Calkins, MD, Electrophysiologist
    Professor of Cardiology and Director of Electrophysiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
  • Pierre Jais, MD, Electrophysiologist
    Professor of Cardiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux at the Haut-Lévêque Hospital in Pessac, Bordeaux, France
  • Prof. Prashanthan Sanders, Electrophysiologist
    Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Director, Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
  • Albert L. Waldo, MD, Electrophysiologist
    Professor of Cardiology, Medicine, and Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University and Physician, University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio

See the StopAfib.org Medical Advisory Board for the complete list of members.

About StopAfib.org

StopAfib.org was founded in 2007 to improve the quality of life for those living with atrial fibrillation and to save lives by raising awareness of afib and decreasing afib-related strokes. HON Code Certified StopAfib.org is for patients by patients, and is the most visited arrhythmia site.

For more information, visit www.StopAfib.org or contact Mellanie True Hills at 940-466-9898 or www.stopafib.org/contact.cfm