Dr Wardle graduated from the University of Bristol (UK) in medicine (MBChB) with honors as well as attaining a first-class BSc in Physiology. He trained at Imperial Hospital Trust London, completing an academic program focusing on paediatric cardiology. Alongside training, he was appointed a paediatric cardiology research fellow at the world leading childrenís hospital, Great Ormond Street London. Across this time, Dr Wardle has authored ~25 peer reviewed publications, including lead authorship on two Cochrane reviews focusing on Kawasaki Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension. He has also spoken on leading research at 20-30 international conferences and is currently a named an investigator on an ongoing clinical trial application. His research impact has been demonstrated by the winning numerous national awards. Dr Wardle is also heavily involved with children charities, including Heartline Familes UK, and has co-authored a paediatric cardiology textbook as well as acting a voice on national and international stages within paediatric cardiology. His impact has influenced multiple international cardiology treatment guidelines both directly through his research and indirectly, through the peer-review roles at several respected scientific journals. More recently Dr Wardle has been involved with several healthcare start-ups and will shortly be taking a place at Stanford University, USA.