McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Announcement — Salim Yusuf Chair in Cardiology

Stuart J. Connolly

Stuart J. Connolly, MD, FRCPC

Professor, Director of Cardiology

Dated: January 12, 2006

From: John G. Kelton, MD, Dean and Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stuart J. Connolly as the inaugural chair holder of the Salim Yusuf Chair in Cardiology at McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences effective November 1, 2005.

Dr. Connolly is a Professor in the Department of Medicine of the Faculty of Health Sciences. He holds a Masters from Fordham University and an MD from McGill University in Montreal. He received his specialist training in cardiology at the University of Toronto and Stanford University.

A faculty member since 1983, Dr. Connolly is an active clinical cardiologist and director of the arrhythmia service for the McMaster Division of Cardiology. He became a full professor in 1994 and the division director for cardiology in September 2005.

Stuart Connolly is recognized for his research specializing in the evaluation of treatments for heart rhythm disorders, particularly by means of randomized controlled trials. He has published more than 135 scientific articles over his career. He is currently a member of the editorial boards for Heart, the American Heart Journal and the Journal of Pacing and Electrophysiology.

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