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Professor Derek Connolly

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Birmingham City Hospital, Birmingham

Professor Derek Connolly is a Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Professor at Birmingham City Hospital, Birmingham UK. He trained in Cambridge, London, Edinburgh and San Diego where he was a Carnegie Scholar. He has a first class degree in Pharmacology from the University of Edinburgh where he was the Brunton medallist and Keasbey Bursary holder. His PhD in molecular cardiology is from the University of Cambridge. He is the Chief or Primary Investigator of multiple large trials in Cardiovascular medicine. He developed one of the UKs first primary angioplasty programmes, and one of the UKs largest cardiac CT programmes. He is the ICB lead in cardiac care for the Black Country and is on the council of the UK Primary Care Cardiovascular Society.