- About EAS
Gerald Watts is a graduate of Imperial College, University of London, and undertook postgraduate studies and medical training in the United Kingdom.
He is a senior consultant physician, specializing in cardiometabolic medicine, and current Chair of The Familial Hypercholesterolaemia-Australasia Network and Board Member of the International Atherosclerosis Society.
He is Director of the Metabolic Research Centre, Lipid Disorders and Hypertension Clinics and Head of The School of Medicine and Pharmacology Unit (University of Western Australia) and Professor of Cardiometabolic Medicine at Royal Perth Hospital. He is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
His research interests include lipid disorders, obesity and cardiovascular prevention, and his clinical interest focuses on delivering improved health care for FH.
Prof. Watts has authored over 500 published works and he is on the Editorial Board of Atherosclerosis, Clinical Science, Metabolism and Journal of Clinical Lipidology.