Prof. Vijay Kunadian

Newcastle University, UK

Professor Kunadian is a Professor of Interventional Cardiology holding a Personal Chair at Newcastle University and Honorary Academic Consultant Interventional Cardiologist Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Professor Kunadian has an international reputation in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular research, making her a sought-after and respected speaker at prominent national and international meetings. She has championed diversity in her specialty as a role model; only 5% of interventional cardiologist are female in the UK, >1% are clinical academics/researchers and only female interventional cardiologist holding a University Personal Chair. She is the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society Research and Development Working Group lead and Council Member. She is Board Member of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions Executive Committee. She is e-learning lead of the European Society of Cardiology Education Committee. She is recipient of numerous awards including: Winner of the UK Times and the Sunday Times We Are The City Rising Star Award (Top 5 Women in Healthcare Category) for 2018. In 2022 she was nominated for the BHF Heart Hero Research Engagement Award. She was a finalist for the 2023 Northern Power Women Awards- Disruptor for Good Category. She was voted Inspirational Woman in Newcastle University in 2023. She is UK Chief Investigator/Country Lead/National Co-ordinating investigator in numerous multicentre clinical trials. She has published >200 peer reviewed publications in major journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, Nature Reviews, European Heart Journal, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Heart BMJ, JAMA Cardiology.

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