Professor Liza Thomas is a Conjoint Professor at Sydney University and University of New South Wales and is Clinical Lead for non invasive cardiac imaging at Westmead Hospital. Her research focuses on echocardiography; specific interests include imaging for the assessment of atrial dynamics and function, diastolic function, chemotherapy induced cardiomyopathy, cardiomyopathies and cardiac involvement in chronic kidney disease. Professor Thomas is actively involved in undergraduate/postgraduate medical student and sonographer education. She supervises several PhD and Masters students. Liza has been invited to speak at numerous national and international meetings and has published more than 125 papers in peer-reviewed journals.