Women as One Solutions

Published: 24 March 2024

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Broadcasted at Transcatheter Interventions Online 2024 discover two pivotal Women as One initiatives: CLIMB Clinical Skills Training program and the RISE Conference. Explore professional development and leadership training tailored for women in cardiology.

This breakout is in partnership with Women as One.

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Faculty Biographies

Valeria Paradies

Valeria Paradies

Dr Valeria Paradies is an interventional cardiologist at Maasstad Hospital and PhD Candidate at Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her research interests focus on pharmacotherapy and full revascularisation in ACS, stent platform safety, intravascular imaging for PCI guidance, and non-obstructive coronary artery disease.

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Victoria Delgado

Victoria Delgado

Cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Cardiology

Dr Victoria Delgado is a board certified cardiologist with specific expertise in multimodality imaging, Assistant professor of Cardiology at the Leiden University Medical Center. For the past 13 years, she has been actively performing research in the field of cardiac mechanics and underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of heart failure in various cardiac diseases, particularly in valvular heart disease and coronary artery disease.

Victoria has been board member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (councillor and chair of scientific documents), task force member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines, member of the ESC Guidelines committee and Congress Programme Committee and currently ESC board member. Furthermore, she is an associate editor of Circulation and Journal of American Society of Echocardiography.

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Shrilla Banerjee

Shrilla Banerjee

Interventional Cardiologist

Dr Shrilla Banerjee is a consultant interventional cardiologist at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust. 

Dr Banerjee specialises in coronary artery disease and its treatment with stents. She is also interested in general cardiology including hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias and women's cardiac health.

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Alessia Gimelli

Alessia Gimelli

Head of Nuclear Cardiology Lab

Dr Gimelli is a cardiologist and nuclear medicine specialist with a specific interest in cardiac imaging. She has multiple senior roles both in her home institution and in several scientific and professional societies.

She is the clinical lead of the Nuclear Cardiology unit, FTGM. Since her appointment in 2010, the unit grew +100% (from 500 to 1,000 scans/year).  Furthermore, she has been active in medical education and has been leading the Nuclear Cardiology clinical training programme from 2012 at the University of Pisa, Italy. She also leads the curriculum of nuclear cardiology for cardiology trainees.

During the pandemic, Dr Alessia Gimelli co-founded Cardiac…

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