Jolien Roos-Hesselink

Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Dr Jolien Roos-Hesselink is Professor of Cardiology at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She is director of the Department of Adult Congenital Heart Disease. 

Dr Roos-Hesselink research involves Congenital Heart Disease, Aortic disease, Endocarditis and Pregnancy and maternal cardiac disease. She has authored and co-authored over 300 scientific publications and mentored 17 PhD students. 

Dr Roos-Hesselink is chair of the ESC working group on Adult Congenital Heart Disease. She initiated and chairs a large prospective worldwide Registry On Pregnancy And Cardiac disease. ROPAC is embedded in the EurObservationalResearchProgram (EORP) of the ESC.