Dr. Julia Grapsa is a consultant cardiologist and an honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College of London. She is also chair of the young community of imaging, in the European Society of Cardiology. Furthermore, she is a committee member of online education of Heart Failure Association as well as a member of the European Society of Cardiology working groups of right heart circulation and pulmonary hypertension, and cardiothoracic surgery. She has had extensive training in advanced imaging and heart failure and has worked at Imperial College NHS trust, Royal Brompton Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Grapsa had her first consultant post in Cambridge and then she moved to London. She has publications in peer reviewed journals and she has participated to National and European position papers and guidelines. Furthermore, she completed her PhD thesis in 2010 on echocardiography and CMR imaging in pulmonary hypertension. She got a European young investigator award in 2012, two research grants and an educational grant for the writing of the National Guidelines on echocardiography and pulmonary hypertension.
Dr. Grapsa has organised many training courses with the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging, within UK and abroad. She is also volunteering and fundraising for children with heart disease.