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Thor Edvardsen

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Professor Thor Edvardsen, MD, PhD, FESC, FEACVI

Professor Thor Edvardsen is the EACVI Past-President 2020-22. He is Director, Dept. of Cardiology at Oslo University Hospital in Norway and a professor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo.

Thor Edvardsen is member of the Management Team of ProCardio and is chairing WP2 on coronary syndromes.

He has published more than 300 international scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, and more than 20 book chapters and books. Numerous of these articles are published in Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal and other prestigious journals in cardiology. Average impact factor pr article is 7.5 and Hirsch index is 60 by Clarivate Analytics, Web of Knowledge.

He has supervised and co-supervised 25 PhD candidates to complete their thesis, and is active in clinical and experimental research in the area of myocardial function. Edvardsen has extensive knowledge of cardiac ultrasound, CMR, CT and hemodynamics.