Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Joseph Selvanayagam is an internationally recognised authority in cardiac imaging. He holds the Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Flinders University and is a Senior Clinical Cardiologist at Flinders Medical Centre, where he is the Director of Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging. As the Director of Cardiac Imaging Research Group (CIRG), SA Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), he leads a 12 member group with an international reputation in randomised clinical trials, and cardiac imaging research.
He graduated with first class Honours from the University of Adelaide in 1995, obtained his FRACP (Cardiology) in 2002 and his PhD from Oxford University (DPhil) in 2005. For his doctoral and post-doctoral work he received the Wellcome Trust (UK) Cardiovascular Research Fellowship, UK Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme and the Intermediate Research Fellowship award from the British Heart Foundation. In addition during this time, he received several national and international awards, including a merit award from Oxford University, and the Samuel Levine Finalist Award of the American Heart Association.
Over the course of his research career he has attracted more than 16million AUD in grant funding. Prof Selvanayagam has published > 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts with an h-index of 32 and >4100 citations [source: ResearchGate]. Of these, he is first or second author in 38% and senior author in 41%. He has published in leading journals with 40 publications in Circulation [n=17], Journal of the American College of Cardiology [n=18], and European Heart Journal [n=5]. He has written guest editorials and book chapters (n=15) relating to this area.
Friday, February 8
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM