Professor John Camm has been Professor of Clinical Cardiology at St. George’s Hospital Medical School in London since 1986. He is also an honorary consultant cardiologist at St. George’s.
Professor Camm started his medical training at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK in 1971. After three years working at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, he then spent a year in the USA (Vermont), and subsequently moved to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK. Whilst there, he progressed from Junior, to Wellcome Senior Lecturer in 1979 and finally to Sir Ronald Bodley Scott Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in 1983. He has a major interest in cardiovascular safety of cardiac and non-cardiac drugs, as well as other broader aspects including cardiac arrhythmias, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac pacemakers, risk stratification in post myocardial infarction, heart failure and cardiomyopathy patients.
Professor Camm is a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association (AHA), the Council of Geriatric Cardiology and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Professor Camm is a current board member of the European Heart Rhythm Association and the American College of Cardiology, and the current President of the Arrhythmia Alliance. He is also the Editor in Chief of Europace, the Editor of the European Society of Cardiology Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, and an editor of Clinical Cardiology and the European Heart Journal. He is also an editorial board member of a further 15 journals. Professor Camm has given over 1,000 international lectures, and authored more than 1,000 papers in peer-reviewed journals, as well as more than 500 book chapters in over 30 books. He has also received numerous awards for contributions to cardiology, including the European Society of Cardiology Gold Medal and the British Cardiovascular Society Mackenzie Medal.