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Associate Professor David Colquhoun

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Associate Professor David Colquhoun


Associate Professor David Colquhoun is a cardiologist in private practice. He is also actively involved in research and preventative cardiology; these activities are reflected in his role on the Heart Foundation’s Heart Health and Research Committees. His specific interests include preventative cardiology, nutrition and psychosocial factors for heart disease. David has been a member of the Scientific Committee of the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM), a member of the Scientific Committee of the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, and the Co- President of the Clinical and Preventive Cardiology Council of the Cardiac Society of Australian and New Zealand (CSANZ). He holds an MBBS from the University of New South Wales.

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Last updated13 March 2024