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Professor Charles Agyemang

Amsterdam University Medical Centre, Amsterdam (Netherlands (The))

Charles Agyemang is a Professor of Global Migration, Ethnicity and Health and Principal Investigator at Amsterdam University Medical Centres, University of Amsterdam; & Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a Vice President of the Migrant Health section of the European Public health Association; a fellow of the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) under the Consolidation Award programme; a member of The Lancet Racial Equality Advisory Board, World Health Organisation taskforce on NCDs in Migrants, and the European Hypertension Society Workgroup. He is Section Editor for Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA). His research is focused on ethnic inequalities in health and non-communicable diseases (NCD) in low- and middle-income countries. He is the founder and a PI of European Commission funded RODAM study and ERC funded Pros-RODAM study (www.rod-am.eu). Prof. Agyemang is a highly productive scholar with over 350 research articles.

Cardiovascular disease incidence and survival: Are migrants always worse off?

Event: EuroPrevent 2017

Topic: Psycho-social factors

Session: Social inequalities in cardiovascular disease and prevention


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