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Poonam Velagapudi

Structural Interventional Cardiologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director for Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship at the University of Nebraska

Biography

Dr Poonam Velagapudi is a Structural Interventional Cardiologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director for Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship at the University of Nebraska. Her clinical interests include high risk PCI, mechanical circulatory support in shock, radial and large bore access, percutaneous transcatheter valve procedures including TAVR, TMVR, and MitraClip. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), Chair of the ACC Early Career Section of the, Past Chair of the ACC Fellows in Training Section, and Co-Chair of the SCAI Educational Committee. Her focus is education, advocacy and increasing/promoting participation of women in clinical trials. She is a strong proponent of using social media for fostering education in cardiology and serves as the social media editor for JACC Interventions journal and Early Career Correspondent for ACC ACCEL Audio. She is an Associate Editor for the European Heart Journal (EHJ)- Case Reports journal.

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Structural Intervention