Heather Ross



Director of Cardiac Transplant Toronto, General Hospital
Toronto, Canada

HEATHER ROSS Chief of Cardiology, Munk Pediatric Centre UHN, Toronto is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is the Ted Rogers and Family Chair in Heart Function and the Head of the Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Function. Dr. Ross is the site lead for the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre. She is the Director of the Cardiac Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital. Dr. Ross received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada, her cardiology training at Dalhousie University, Halifax, and a postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiac Transplantation at Stanford University, California. She earned her Masters Degree in Bioethics from the University of Toronto. Dr. Ross was Associate Editor for the American Journal of Transplantation (2007-2010) and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. She served five years on the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Council, and three years on the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Executive and on the Board of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Academy. She was the Secretary Treasurer of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (Academy 2010-2012). Dr. Ross is currently on the executive of the Heart Failure Society of America and President of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. She has published over two hundred articles and won numerous teaching awards.