ZAGREB, March 22, 2020 – Željko Reiner has been elected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU) has said.
Reiner has been elected as a Fellow of AHA for his excellence, innovation and many years of contribution to science, practice and education in the field of cardiology, as well as his leadership in the field of preventive cardiology.
Founded 96 years ago, since 1950 the AHA has been publishing the most renowned cardiology scientific journal in the world, “Circulation”, which called Reiner the pioneer of preventive cardiology a few years ago.
Reiner is now a member of the second most significant cardiology institution in the US, but also in the world.
In 2010 he was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), which publishes the “Journal of the American College of Cardiology,” the world’s most widely read scientific journal in the field of cardiovascular diseases. Reiner has been a member of the journal’s editorial board for many years.
As a member of HAZU, the Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences, an Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Reiner became the only Croatian scientist and expert who is a fellow of all six renowned institutions.
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