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Professor Karen Sliwa

University of Cape Town, Cape Town (South Africa)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology
Heart Failure Association

Prof Karen Sliwa is Director of the Cape Heart Institute- a translational cardiovascular research Institute with 7 working groups. Prof. Sliwa is widely recognized as a world expert in cardiovascular diseases, with a special interest in reducing mortality in women with cardiac disease in maternity. She led and still leads several inter-Africa and global research projects, which have had a major impact for creating knowledge about CVDs common in Africa and other Middle-to-Lower income regions, leading to changes in policy. Her considerable experience in setting up simple, cost-effective registries and web-based data entry platforms have had a major impact on planning several innovative research projects. She has authored more than 400 publications, trained more then 30 post graduate students. Her work is highly cited ( H- index 88). Karen has been the president of the South African Heart Association and the World Heart Federation and holds numerous prestigious awards.

Remote monitoring in heart failure: past, present, and future

Event: Heart Failure 2022

Topic: Remote Patient Monitoring and Telehealth

Session type: Symposium

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Preventing and managing COVID-19: where are we?

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Session type: Symposium

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Meet the Experts - Heart Disease Impacts Many Women in Many Ways

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2020 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations

Session type: Special Session

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Hot Line Session 3

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: European Society of Cardiology, Other

Session type: Late-Breaking Science

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Meet the Gold Medalist - Mariell Jessup

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: European Society of Cardiology, Other

Session type: Interview

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Eugene Braunwald and ESC Women in cardiology

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2019

Topic: European Society of Cardiology, Other

Session type: Interview

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Moderated Poster Session - Chronic heart failure

Event: Heart Failure 2019 - 6th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure

Topic: Other

Session type: Moderated Posters

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Pregnancy and cardiovascular disease

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease

Session type: HowTo

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Rheumatic heart disease: a global problem

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome

Session type: Symposium

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Rheumatic heart disease 2017

Event: ESC CONGRESS 2017

Topic: Rheumatic heart disease

Session type: Symposium

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