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Professor Amam Chinyere Mbakwem

College of Medicine University of Lagos, Lagos (Nigeria)

Member of:

European Society of Cardiology
Heart Failure Association

Dr. Mbakwem is a professor of Medicine at the University of Lagos and a consultant cardiologist to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. She completed her residency training in internal medicine and cardiology at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and received a Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians. She underwent further training in cardiology at the Wolfson Heart Institute in Tel Aviv, Israel and Azienda Sanitaria, Tuscany, Italy. Dr Mbakwem’s research interest includes Heart failure, systemic and pulmonary hypertension, heart disease in women, effective communication in disease management and the psychosocial issues in cardiovascular diseases. She is a member of the Nigerian Hypertension society guidelines writing committee. She is the immediate past President of the Nigerian Cardiac Society and a member of the European Society of Cardiology working group on Peripartum cardiomyopathy. She is the treasurer of PASCAR

Challenges and opportunities in managing rheumatic heart disease

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Valvular Heart Disease

Session type: Case-Based Session


Outcome disparities in acute coronary syndromes between the rich and poor and in different ethnicities

Event: ESC Congress 2019

Topic: Acute Coronary Syndromes

Session type: Symposium


Diabetes - The malfunction of the "sweet heart"

Event: ESC Congress 2018

Topic: Diabetes and the Heart

Session type: Advances in Science


Risk factor profiling in resource-poor settings

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: Risk scores

Session type: Symposium


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