Meet the Team

Consultants & Researchers

Name Role
Prof Javed Ahmed Consultant Cardiologist and Professor of Cardiology – Northumbria University
Dr Alan Bagnall</ Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of Research and Development
Dr Kristian Bailey Consultant Cardiologist
Dr John P Bourke Consultant Cardiologist & Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University
Dr Stephen Clark Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Prof John Dark Consultant Cardiologist and Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery – Newcastle University
Dr Moloy Das</ Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Rajiv Das Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Dr Richard J Edwards Consultant cardiologist
Dr Mohaned Egred Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer and Joint Cardiovascular Research Clinical Lead
Dr Iftikhar Ul Haq Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Vijay Kundanian Senior Lecturer – Newcastle University and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Dr Stephen Lord Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Ruairidh Martin Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Janet M McComb Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Adam McDiarmid Consultant Cardiologist
Guy A McGowan Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Stephen Murray Consultant Cardiologist and Joint Cardiovascular Research Clinical Lead
Dr Chris J Plumber Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Asif Shah Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Prof Stephan Schueler Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Dr Ewen Shepherd Consultant Cardiologist
Prof Ioakim Spyridopoulos Professor of Cardiovascular Gerontology – Newcastle University and Honorary Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Prof Azfar Zaman Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Professor of Cardiology- Newcastle University

Cardiovascular Research Team

Name Role
Suzanne Hetherington Cardiovascular & Transplant Team Lead / Senior Research Nurse
Samantha Jones NECTAR PCPI Lead / Senior Research Nurse
Jennifer Adams-Hall Research Nurse
Angela Bailey Research Nurse
Ursela Harrison Research Nurse
Lency Joji Research Nurse
Sarah Lamb Research Nurse
Pamela Matsvimbo Research Nurse
Kathryn Procter Research Nurse
Louise Quinn Research Nurse
Vera Wealleans Research Nurse
Katherine Cullen Clinical Trials Coordinator
Hannah Stevenson Clinical Trials Coordinator / NECTAR Communications Team
Michael Arkley Data Manager / NECTAR Communications Team
Emma Kirkup Data Manager
Angela Phillipson Data Manager