Raine Visiting Professor Lecture – 22 March 2018

Professor Benjamin Chow

University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada

will present a Raine Lecture entitled:

Cardiac Imaging: Where are we and where do we need to go?

on Thursday 22 March 2018 from 12 – 1 pm

at the McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

All welcome

Professor Benjamin Chow is a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine) and Radiology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is a clinical Cardiologist and clinician investigator at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and is the Director of Cardiac Imaging which encompasses: echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI. He holds the Saul and Edna Goldfarb Chair in Cardiac Imaging Research and is a leader in Cardiac Imaging and Cardiac CT. His research focuses upon the: 1) establishment of novel cardiac imaging modalities/techniques, and 2) validation of therapeutics using imaging.

Professor Chow has maintained a very high level of productivity and has >220 manuscripts published or accepted. Professor Chow has been recognised for his clinical, education and research. In 2006, he was awarded the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine Young Professor Award. This Award is presented annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to research and education. In 2011, he received that University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine Award of Distinction and Service. In 2012, he received the UOHIAMO Academic Award for Research. In 2013, he was awarded the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Clinical Science Investigator of the Year. In 2016, he has been awarded the Department of Medicine Mentor Award and in 2017 has been named the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Academic Medical Organization (OHIAMO) Award for continuing medical education. Professor Chow has trained ≥60 fellows who have made major clinical and research contributions. In addition, every year, Professor Chow works closely with university students, medical students, medicine residents and cardiology residents on research and clinical duties.

University Host:
Professor Girish Dwivedi
School of Medicine
Harry Perkins Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research,
Fiona Stanley Hospital and University of Western Australia
Telephone: 6151 0700
Email: girish.dwivedi@perkins.uwa.edu.au