- About EAS
Prof Kausik Ray. BSc(hons), MBChB, MD, MPhil (Cantab), FRCP (Lon), FRCP (Ed), FACC, FESC, FAHA
Kausik Ray is Professor of Public Health at the School of Public Health, Imperial College London and a Consultant Cardiologist. Professor Ray received his medical education (MBChB) at the University of Birmingham, his MD at the University of Sheffield, a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School and an MPhil in epidemiology from the University of Cambridge.
Professor Ray’s research interests focus on clinical trials (PI of several ongoing CV outcomes studies) and large-scale population studies to prevent the consequences of atherosclerosis. His publications are included in the NEJM, Lancet, JAMA and EHJ amongst others; his work has received approximately 12,000 citations (2015 H index of 40 i10 of 69) and has influenced US and European guidelines. An active member of the EAS, Professor Ray has contributed to 6 EAS Consensus Panel statements published in the EHJ, been an invited speaker at the EAS annual congress for several years, EAS program committee member for 2015 (Glasgow) and 2017 (Prague) as well as ongoing contributions to masterclasses. In 2014 he independently initiated and obtained funding for the EAS FH studies collaboration, the first global registry of its kind, now encompassing over 55 countries, for which he is the lead. Currently Prof Ray is working to actively extend the EAS mission in the Asia Pacific, Gulf region and Latin America through education and collaboration. Finally, Prof Ray firmly believes in the need to encourage and mentor young scientists to become part of the EAS and to contribute to the prevention of atherosclerosis globally.