Professor Garry Jennings AO

Professor Garry Jennings AO

Bid wins:
Asia Pacific Conference on Metabolic Syndrome
20-21 November 2009

About:
Professor Garry Jennings is Chief Medical Advisor of the National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Executive Director of Sydney Health Partners.  He is Senior Director of Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia.   He is Past President of the Asia Pacific Society of Hypertension, the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI), and of the High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia and Head, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Cardiovascular Health. He is Associate Editor of the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.  A cardiologist at The Alfred Hospital and Adjunct Professor at Monash University, his interests include landmark studies of the benefits of exercise, sympathetic pathophysiology of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, cardiac hypertrophy, indigenous cardiovascular health and clinical trials.  He has published over 500 papers in peer-reviewed journals cited over 25,000 times.

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