Appendix A: The Guideline Development Group

Appendix A: The Guideline Development Group

See the full guideline for a complete list of contributors.

Full GDG members were:

Dr Rubin Minhas (Chair)
General Practitioner, Primary Care CHD Lead, Medway Primary Care Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medical Studies, University of Kent

Professor Steve E Humphries, PhD MRCP FRCPath (Scientific Adviser)
Professor of Cardiovascular Genetics, British Heart Foundation Laboratories, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London

Ms Dawn Davies
Patient, Weston-Super-Mare, Director and Trustee of HEART UK

Dr Philip Lee, DM FRCPCH FRCP
Consultant and Honorary Reader in Metabolic Medicine, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

Dr Ian McDowell, MD FRCP FRCPath
Senior Lecturer and Consultant, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Professor Andrew Neil, MA MB DSc FRCP
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology/Honorary Consulting Physician, Division of Public Health & Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford

Dr Nadeem Qureshi
GP and Clinical Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Derby

Mr Philip Rowlands
Patient, Penarth

Dr Mary Seed, DM FRCPath FRCP
Honorary Consulting Physician and retired Clinical Senior Lecturer, Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London

Ms Helen Stracey
Dietetic Services Manager/Registered Dietitian, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust, London

Professor Margaret Thorogood, PhD
Professor of Epidemiology, University of Warwick, Coventry

Ms Melanie Watson
FH Specialist Nurse and DH Trainee Genetic Counsellor, All Wales Genetic Service, Cardiff

Co-opted GDG members were:

Dr Mahmoud Barbir, FRCP
Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, Harefield

Dr Anneke Lucassen, DPhil FRCP
Professor of Clinical Genetics, University of Southampton and Wessex Clinical Genetics Service

Ms Aileen Parke, BSc MSc
Pharmacy Team Leader for Women's and Children's Services, King's College Hospital, London

Dr Anthony Wierzbicki
Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London

Ms Helen Williams
Specialist Cardiac Pharmacist, Lambeth and Southwark PCTs and King's College Hospital and CHD Adviser to East and South East Specialist Pharmacy Services

Dr Richard Wray
Consultant Cardiologist, Conquest Hospital, The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea

Members of the GDG from the NCC-PC were:

Ms Elizabeth Shaw
Guideline Lead and Deputy Chief Executive, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care (until Feb 2008)

Ms Nancy Turnbull
Guideline Lead and Chief Executive, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care (from Feb 2008)

Dr Kathleen DeMott (PhD)
Health Services Research Fellow, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care

Dr Meeta Kathoria (PhD)
Project Manager, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care (until Dec 2007)

Vanessa Nunes
Project Manager, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care (from Jan 2008)

Mr Leo Nherera
Health Economist, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care

Ms Gill Ritchie
Information Scientist and Programme Manager, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care

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