Senior Hospital Scientist
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Honorary Senior Lecturer
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Anastasia runs the Diagnostic Service for 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (AMBP) and is Head of Cardiovascular & Hormonal Research, Kolling Institute. Her biomedical research focus is regulation of mineralocorticoid receptors in the heart & sex differences in ischemic heart disease. Her contribution to the field was recognized by the American Heart Association appointing her as Fellow. Anastasia has similarly enthusiastically translated her passion for accurate blood pressure measurement and research to clinical practice with revising the Australian Guidelines for AMBP and implementing an online training module for standardizing clinical measurement of blood pressure. The elearning module is included in the curriculum of the University of Sydney Nursing and has been accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners. Her contribution to the hypertension field is recognized by her appointment on the international Advisory Board of the STRIDE_BP to standardize blood pressure measurement and as a member of the Scientific Committee of the National College of French Cardiologists. Other appointments include the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) Women in Hypertension Research Committee and the ISH Communications Committee. Her most recent appointments are Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand and as an Editorial Consultant for JACC Case Reports. One of the highlights of her career is being appointed by The Lancet to serve as one of the Commissioners for their Commission on Cardiovascular Disease in Women.
Anastasia identifies as culturally and linguistically diverse.