Director of Clinical Research at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK, and Clinical Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing at the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK.
Julie has over 25 years of cardiovascular clinical research experience, with a particular interest in recovery after cardiac surgery including morbidity and patient-reported outcomes. She leads nursing and allied professional research and clinical academic career development at St Bartholomew’s Hospital which is home to one of the largest cardiovascular centres in Europe. Julie is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and is in her second term chairing the ESC Association of Nursing and Allied Professions (ACNAP) science committee. She also has roles at the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery (SCTS) of Great Britain and Ireland, The Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust (TADCT), and is a founding member of CONNECT – the Cardiac Surgery International Nursing and Allied Professional Research Network.