Dr Dorian Dugmore (PhD Cardiovascular Medicine), is internationally recognised as an expert in cardiovascular health, preventative medicine and wellness. His programmes have won World and European Best Practice awards for corporate wellness. Dorian has been working in Cardiovascular Medicine and Wellness for 30 years and has written extensively on health, exercise and heart disease. His doctoral research conducted within the U.K. specialised in cardiovascular medicine and focused on the rehabilitation of post heart attack patients and was published in the prestigious journal “Heart” (April, 1999).
He was formerly the Director of the world famous Toronto Rehabilitation centre in Canada, considered the best in the world for Cardiac rehabilitation. Dorian is past Secretary General of the World Council for Cardio Pulmonary Rehabilitation and is currently on the nucleus for Sport Cardiology and Prevention, belonging to the European Society of Cardiology.
Dorian has earned numerous awards for his work, including an MEB “Heart of Britain Award”, for services to the community. He is one of the first British citizens to be awarded a fellowship to the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for his outstanding work in cardiovascular medicine. Dorian was recently honoured with a Vistage Speakers Award, recognising 10 years of delivering value to Chief Executives.
As a sportsman he has achieved similar success, playing and coaching soccer at the highest level which included four consecutive international appointments as Great Britain’s Coach to the “World Student Games” soccer team. To date, he has successfully completed 23 full marathons, including chaperoning the then Minister for Sport, Richard Caborn in the 2005 London marathon. He currently leads a unique programme at Wellness International monitoring the health and fitness of over 120 Football League Managers, this work having being featured on “Tonight with Trevor McDonald”.