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Kristina Hermann Haugaa

Kristina Hermann Haugaa, MD, PhD, FESC, Head of Outpatient Clinic and Genetic Cardiac Diseases, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet. Associate professor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo.

Kristina Haugaa is the center director at ProCardio Center for Innovation, an SFI center for research-based innovation funded by the Research Council of Norway. Dr. Haugaa is a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. She finished her PhD thesis in 2010 which included electromechanical studies in patients with cardiac genetic disorders and patients after myocardial infarction. Her research is focused on developing risk stratifying tools for life threatening ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death and management of genetic cardiac diseases.

Haugaa is the academic Secretary of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) and member of the EHRA executive board. She has over 200 international scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals. She was awarded with Oslo University Hospital’s Early Career Award in June 2018 for her excellent research and leadership skills and with the Research prize from the Norwegian Society of Cardiology in 2020.