Information related to research interest "Cardiomyopathy"

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  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Prof Karen Sliwa-Hahnle

    I am a Professor of Cardiovascular Research at the Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa (HICRA) and Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM) at the University of Cape Town, and the Director of HICRA where I lead several research groups.
    Born in Germany, I am a clinician-scientist, having trained in Germany, Scotland and Israel. In 1992 I immigrated to South Africa where I completed my clinical training as a specialist physician, cardiologist and obtained a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. In 2002 I was awarded my PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand. I received Fellowships from the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and hold honorary research appointments at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI), Hamilton, Canada and the Baker Institute, Melbourne, Australia. I am leading a large international registry funded by the ESC and am an editorial consultant/board member of a number of prestigious journals including a??The Lancet (IF 39) and European Heart Journal (IF 15.7).
    My work has culminated in my receiving several prestigious international awards including the African Most Influential Women in Business and Government- Continental Lifetime Achiever Award (2015/2016); German Cardiac Society Paul Morawitz Award for Exceptional Cardiovascular Research (2013); South Africa /Germany Year of Science NRF Celebrations Award (2012); Department of Science and Technology Distinguished Women in Science Award (2010); Population Health Research Institute International Scholar, McMaster University, Canada (2010) and the International Society of Hypertension Developing World Award (2010).
    In 2014 a full profile report was published about me in The Lancet. In 2015 a 2 page report portraying me as a global leader in cardiovascular medicine was published in the European Heart Journal (IF 15.7).

    Phone : (Overseas) Email : mmihr.visitingprofessors@acu.edu.au

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