Sharon Mulvagh

Sharon Mulvagh

Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Co-Director, Maritime Heart Center Women’s Heart Health Clinic
Director, Internal Medicine Point of Care Ultrasound Curriculum
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Halifax, NS, CANADA
Professor Emeritus, Mayo Clinic and College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
Halifax, NS

Dr. Mulvagh is Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia and Emeritus Professor, Mayo College of Medicine. She is also Emeritus Director of the Women’s Heart Clinic, and Emeritus Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology, at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. She currently practices part-time in the Cardiology Division at the QEII Health Sciences Center, Halifax Infirmary site. She is a clinical and investigative cardiologist recognized nationally and internationally for her research and education in heart disease in women, and noninvasive cardiovascular imaging, specifically rest and stress echocardiographic imaging using newer technologies including contrast echocardiography, myocardial perfusion imaging and point of care ultrasound. She earned her doctorate in medicine, graduating magna cum laude, from the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, in 1981 and then completed her internship at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, residency in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, and fellowship in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. She has practiced Emergency and Internal Medicine in Ontario, Canada, and was a visiting scientist at NASA Johnson Space Center, and Clinical Instructor for the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, prior to arriving at Mayo Clinic in 1990, where she advanced academically over her 26 year career to become Professor of Medicine and Director of the Women’s Heart Clinic, and Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology, prior to her retirement there in 2016. Dr. Mulvagh is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and a member of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, and European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging. She is Vice-President of the Canadian Society of Echocardiography, and Chair of Nova Scotia Heart and Stroke Foundation Board of Directors.


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