Helen Thomson is a specialist cardiologist with 20 years of clinical experience. She is a Visiting Cardiologist with the Echocardiology Department at the Heart Centre at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Helen has a PhD in Cardiac Physiology and did an imaging fellowship at the Prince Charles Hospital Brisbane and at the Mayo clinic. She is published in cardiology, and is an invited speaker at many local and international cardiology meetings. She has an active interest in valvular heart disease and 3D echocardiography.