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Dr Henry Purcell MB BS PhD

Dr Purcell is a Senior Fellow in Cardiology, and Director, Cardiovascular Pathology of Obesity Research Group, Royal Brompton Hospital, London. He is also active in teaching medical students and organises postgraduate ourses at the National Heart and Lung Institute, London. Other interests
include conducting trials in cardiovascular medicine.

He is Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Cardiology (www.bjcardio.co.uk) ,and a Co-Editor of the British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease (BJDVD) and is a member of several editorial boards. He is a reviewer for and has published in many major journals such as The Lancet, European Heart Journal, International Journal of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiology; and also for the International Society of Hypertension.

Dr Purcell has published widely and has recently edited two books: Specialist Training in Cardiology, (Purcell H, Kalra PR. Mosby/ Elsevier, 2005), which was highly commended by the BMA Book Awards Committee, and Acute coronary syndromes (Katz R, Purcell,H, Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone, 2006).

He is a founder member of the Cardiorenal Forum (www.cardiorenalforum.com) an academic group linking cardiology and nephrology. He also edits Arrhythmia Watch (www.arwatch.co.uk).

He lectures widely on medical communication and teaches writing and communications skills to doctors and other healthcare professionals in the UK and Europe.

Contact details:

Dr Henry Purcell
Dept of Cardiology
Royal Brompton Hospital
Sydney Street
London SW3 6NP
Direct tel: 020 7351 8642
Mobile: 07775637438