Professor Carolyn Lam Su Ping - Heart Failure in Asia: What's Uniquely Asian?
Thursday April 25th 2019
– Doors open at 11:50am
Yudowitz Lecture Theatre
On Thursday 25th April 2019 at 12 noon, Professor Carolyn Lam, Senior Consultant of the National Heart Centre, Singapore and Professor of Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Academic Clinical Program will deliver this year's Bronte Stewart Memorial Lecture within the Yudowitz Lecture Theatre, Wolfson Medical School Building, University Avenue. Professor Lam will explore to topic - Heart Failure in Asia: What's Uniquely Asian?
Professor Carolyn Lam is a Senior Consultant of the National Heart Centre, Singapore; Professor of Duke-NUS Cardiovascular Academic Clinical Program; Director of the Clinical & Translational Research Office at NHCS; Scientific Advisor to the Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre at SingHealth and Affiliate Member of the SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Precision Medicine. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, completed advanced specialty training in Cardiology in Singapore, and pursued her Research Fellowship at the Cardiorenal Laboratory, Heart Failure Fellowship at the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, and Advanced Cardiology and Master of Biomedical Sciences at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. She received further training in clinical and genetic epidemiology at the Framingham Heart Study in Boston, MA, graduated from the Stanford Executive Programme and obtained her PhD at University Medical Centre Groningen.
Professor Lam’s clinical sub-specialty is heart failure, and she is recognized globally for her expertise in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. She also has expertise in women’s cardiovascular disease, hemodynamics, echocardiography, biomarkers and clinical trials. She started the first Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Programme and Women’s Heart Health Clinic in Singapore. She has been recognized by numerous awards, including the NMRC Clinician Scientist Award (2010) for her work in heart failure; the L’Oreal Women In Science Award (2012) for her work in women’s cardiovascular disease and the award for the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 2014 – Singapore (2014). She is also a current recipient of the NMRC Senior Investigator Clinician Scientist Award. In 2012, she was named an InterAcademy Medical Panel Young Physician Leader at the World Health Summit in Berlin. She is the Programme Lead of the Asian neTwork for Translational Research and Cardiovascular Trials (ATTRaCT) – an A*STAR Biomedical Research Council-funded research platform and Principal Investigator of an ongoing nation-wide heart failure study in Singapore (the Singapore Heart Failure Outcomes and Phenotypes [SHOP] study) and a multinational Asian study of heart failure across 11 Asian countries (Asian Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure [ASIAN-HF] study). She serves as a consultant on several global advisory boards for cardiovascular disease, as a member of the Executive Committees of global heart failure trials, and as an Associate Editor for Circulation and the European Journal of Heart Failure. Finally, Professor Lam is heard weekly on the global podcast “Circulation On The Run” and seen regularly on television as the Resident Doctor of the health programme “Body and Soul” by MediaCorp Singapore.
Thursday, April 25th 2019
Doors open: 11:50am
Ends: Thursday, April 25th 2019 at 1:00pm
Bookings close: April 25th 2019