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Sharon L. Mulvagh

Professor of Medicine
Dalhousie University Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Professor Emeritus
Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, USA
Dr. Mulvagh is Professor of Medicine at Dalhousie University, and Co-director of the Women’s Heart Health Clinic at the Maritime Heart Center, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. After a 26 year career at Mayo Clinic, where she was Director of the Women’s Heart Clinic, she was awarded Professor Emeritus.  She is a clinical and investigative cardiologist recognized internationally for her research and education focused on contrast echocardiography, including myocardial perfusion imaging and detection of early atherosclerosis using CEUS. During her career at Mayo Clinic, she was the principal investigator for numerous preclinical and clinical trials of contrast agents. Dr. Mulvagh chaired the initial and subsequent consensus documents for the cardiovascular applications of CEUS, and guided their evolution over the last several decades to our current American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Guidelines. She has been on the Board of Directors and chaired numerous committees for the ASE, and has been on the editorial board of many cardiology journals.  She has well over 100 peer-reviewed publications addressing investigative frontiers in echocardiography, and women and heart disease.

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