Nathaniel M. Hawkins
Dr. Nathaniel Hawkins is a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia and holder of the Dr. Charles Kerr Distinguished Scholar in Heart Rhythm Management. He holds dual certification in heart function and heart rhythm management, providing an innovative perspective on integration of technology with chronic disease management. He is the physician lead for the Vancouver Coastal Health Regional Heart Failure Program, and director of the Heart Function Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital, and the Inherited Cardiomyopathy Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital.
Dr. Hawkins completed medical school and internal medicine at Edinburgh University, a Doctorate of Medicine research degree at Glasgow University in heart failure, a Master of Public Health at Liverpool University, cardiology training in Liverpool, and fellowships in heart failure and device therapy in Liverpool and Vancouver. His research examines cardiovascular outcomes, health services and comorbidities in patients with heart failure and arrhythmia, and investigates patient management using cardiac implantable devices and remote monitoring. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications.