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Professor Amam C. Mbakwem.
Place and date: Port Harcourt / 6th March 1957
Address: Dept of Medicine, College of Medicine, university of Lagos, PMB 12003 Lagos, Idi Araba, Lagos Nigeria
Phone: +234 8023033675
Main Current positions:
Full professor of cardiology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos
Team Head, Cardiology Team A, Lagos University Teaching Hospital.
Member Medical Education Unit (head, Assessment), College of Medicine, University of Lagos.
Member Hospital Research Ethics Committee.
President Nigerian Cardiac Society, 2014 to Date
Treasurer Pan African Society of Cardiology: 2017 – Date
President, Lagos University Medical Society. 2017 – date
Former VP Nigerian Cardiac Society, 2010-2014. ? Vice President Nigerian hypertension Society : 2005 – 2007
Former treasurer, Nigerian Hypertension Society: 2000 – 2005
Former Treasurer of the Nigerian Cardiac Society: 2000 – 2004.
Training and Education.
Good clinical practice – 2017 – 2019
Fellowship in Medical Education from the FAIMER institute, Philadelphia – 2007 -2009
Clinical attachment at the Wolfson heart Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel 1999
Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians – from the West African Postgraduate Medical College 1991-1997.
MBBS – from the University of Nigeria Nsukka – 1981
Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians.
Main activities in the Nigerian cardiac Society:
Current President of the Nigerian cardiac Society – 2014 till Date.
Immediate Vice President of the Nigerian cardiac Society – 2010 – 2014.
Chairperson of the 2010 Nigerian Cardiac Society conference.
Coordination of World heart Day celebration activities.
Member of the Nigerian Hypertension Guideline committee – 2002 -2005, 2016 – Date
Fellowship / Honours.
Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology
Fellowship of the European Society of cardiology.
Guest lecturer Kenyan cardiac Society meeting, Mombasa 2017.
Member Novartis Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and African Countries Heart failure Council.
ESC faculty at the 2016 Saudi Heart association meeting.
Speaker at the 3rd and 5th ACC symposium on Conquering health Challenges in the Emerging Worlds. 2015 and 2017
Participation in clinical trials in the last 5 years.
PAPUCO – registry of pulmonary hypertension in Africa. 2015
INTER-CHF. International registry on heart failure. 2015
EURObservational registry on peripartum cardiomyopathy – ongoing
INVICTUS: Safety and efficacy of Rivoroxaban in valvular AF. – ongoing
13 City hypertension study on perindopril and amlodipine for treatment of hypertension in blacks.