Joe Chidanyika

Dr Joe Chidanyika

National Programme Manager - Lipids/FH, AHSN NENC, AHSN Network

Joe in his AHSN role, works across key stakeholders from NHSE/I and the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) to service providers and expert patient representatives to enhance lipid optimisation. Joe brings together industry, government, regulators, patients and the NHS as an honest broker from the AHSN, to remove barriers and accelerate the introduction of ground-breaking new treatments and diagnostics, within the lipid optimisation space in order to transform patient care. Joe has a clinical cardiothoracic background and has worked within primary and secondary care, with over 17 years of public health commissioning and health improvement expertise. During his time at Public Health England, he led on CVD prevention, collaborating to shape public health policy and resource allocation to achieve NHS LTP CVD ambitions. He holds a PhD in Public Health and Social Care, studied at Teesside University.