International Faculty

 Gerald Maurer (Austria)

Gerald Maurer is currently the Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Cardiology, Chairman of the 2nd Department of Medicine in the Medical University of Vienna and Director of Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cardiovascular Research.  Dr. Maurer has served on numerous prestigious cardiology journals and is currently the Editor-in Chief of the European Journal of Echocardiography and will be the Editor-in-Chief of the European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging in January 2012. Dr. Maurer was the Past President of Austrian Society of Cardiology as well as Austrian Society of Internal Medicine. He has authored over 200 peer reviewed publications focusing on echocardiography, coronary artery disease and valvular disease, as well as more than 20 book chapters and 2 books.