Director of External Affairs
FACC FAHA FESC PhD
Heart Research Institute, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney; Department of Cardiology & Anzac Research Institute, Concord Hospital, Concord, NSW, AU
Professor Ben Freedman is the Director of External Affairs at the Heart Research Institute at the Charles Perkins Centre, and Group Leader of the Heart rhythm and Stroke Prevention Group.
He is an Honorary Professor of Cardiology at the University of Sydney, and an adjunct professor in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. He is the former head of the Department of Cardiology at Concord Hospital. His research interests include inflammation and thrombosis in coronary artery disease, and secondary prevention after heart attack.
In 2011, Professor Freedman was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his service to medicine as a clinician.
Prof Ben Freedman is on the Editorial Board of European Cardiology Review.