Fausto J.	Pinto

Fausto J. Pinto

Immediate Past-President of European Society of Cardiology (2016-18), Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (2015-2018), Head of Cardiology Department at Santa Maria University Hospital, CHLN, E.P.E. in Lisbon, Portugal, Full Professor of Cardiology and Chair of Cardiology Clinic at Lisbon University Medical School in Lisbon, Portugal, Director of the Lisbon Cardiovascular Institute, President of the Association for Research and Development of the Faculty of Medicine. From 1989 to 1993: PostDoctoral Fellowship and Clinical Attending at Stanford University Medical School., CA, USA. President and founder of the European Association of Echocardiography (2002-04), Chairman of the CPC (Congress Program Committee) of the ESC (2008-10) and Vice-President of the ESC for National Societies and Affiliates (2010-12). Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), American College of Cardiology (FACC), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and American Society of Echocardiography (FASE). Full Member of the Portuguese Academy of Medicine and Doctor Honoris Causa of Semmelweis University, Budapest, Honorific title of the Slovak Society of Cardiology and Slovak Medical Association, honorary member of Colombian Society of Cardiology, Hungarian Society of Cardiology, Societé Française de Cardiologie, Societá Italiana di Ecografia Cardiovasculare, Romanian Society of Cardiology, Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences. Editor in Chief, Portuguese Journal of Cardiology 1999-2015. Published over 200 papers and has presented over 1200 lectures/chairmanships. Main areas of interest are ischemic heart disease, cardiovascular imaging, particularly on the use of ultrasound in cardiology and pioneered the use of intravascular ultrasound in the study of graft atherosclerosis.