President, Foundation–Medical Research Institutes, Geneva and Professor, Lebanese University of Medicine, Beirut
Dr Roland Asmar is president of the "Foundation-Medical research Institutes", and past-President of the "Cardiovascular Institute", Paris, France. Prior to this position, he was past president, of the French spoken network of hypertension, and the International Society of Vascular Health.
Dr Asmar developed his clinical research activities in different research units at Broussais Hospital and Paris VI - Pierre & Marie Curie University. He received the distinction 'Cardiologist of the Year 2001' in France for his Continuous Medical Education activity.
Dr Asmar has published more than 300 scientific articles and several books. He is editor in chief of the "Vascular health and Risk management" journal. Dr Asmar has led the organization of several international Consensus Conferences. His principal research interests include hypertension, blood pressure measurements, and non-invasive evaluation of arterial hemodynamic.