Professor Joseph Selvanayagam

Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Professor Selvanayagam graduated from the University of Adelaide and then specialized in internal medicine and cardiology at both the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre. In 2004 he completed a DPhil in the Use of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance to Characterise Myocardial Injury, from University of Oxford. He was then appointed honorary consultant cardiologist and research lecturer at the John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, UK. Since 2008, Professor Selvanayagam has held the Flinders University Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine as well as being Director of Cardiac Imaging at the Flinders Medical Centre.  He has published widely in the field of cardiac MRI, cardiac CT and echocardiography, with more than 100 original papers/abstracts and over 10 book chapters.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, 1st Class Honours, University of Adelaide Medical School

Fellow    Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Fellow    Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

Fellow    Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Fellow   European Society of Cardiology

Doctor of Philosophy, Dept of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford

(Thesis: Use of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance to Characterise Myocardial Injury)

Conjoint Committee of CT Coronary Angiography  Accreditation (Australia),  Level A Accreditation

Honours, awards and grants

Prizes/Awards

1992   AMSS Prize by the University of Adelaide (4th Yr Medicine)

1994   1st Class Honours

1994   Dean's ORDER OF Merit



2002-2005     Wellcome Trust Oxford Cardiovascular Research Initiative Training Fellowship

2002-05     UK Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme

2003   Finalist Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award, American Heart Association Meeting, Orlando

2004   Finalist Clinical Poster Prize, American Heart Association Meeting, NEW Orleans

2004   Outstanding Merit Award, Department OF Cardiovascular Med, University OF Oxford (Awarded TO THE most productive doctoral OR post-doctoral researcher IN THE department)

2005   INTERMEDIATE Research Fellowship, British Heart Foundation

2008   Early Career Investigator Award, Society FOR Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Los Angeles

Key responsibilities

Wellcome Trust Oxford Cardiovascular Research Initiative Training Fellowship 2002-05

Research expertise
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Research interests
    UK Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme

2003

Supervisory interests
Cardiac imaging
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Heart failure
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery (4)
Publications