Dr. Stacey Peters is a cardiologist specialising in hereditary cardiac diseases and cardiomyopathies. She obtained her medical degree at the University of Melbourne in 2009, followed by specialist cardiology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She completed her PhD in the field of cardiac genetics between the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, and the Baker institute, supported by the Margaret Henderson Fellowship for Women in Research. Her research program is titled ‘The Genetic and Phenotypic Aspects of Dilated Cardiomyopathy’. For her PhD research she was awarded the Ralph Reader Prize, the most prestigious research award for young investigators, by the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand in 2023.
Stacey holds appointments as a cardiologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Mercy Hospital for Women and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Her specialty areas of interest are hereditary heart diseases, cardiomyopathy and heart failure, echocardiology, perinatal cardiology and cardio-oncology.