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Prof. Roland Asmar
Cardiology & vascular Diseases

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Pr Roland Georges ASMAR

Born May 20, 1957 E mail:
Nationality: French, Lebanese
Married, three children
  • Graduation and Doctorate in Medicine (Montpellier University)
  • Diploma in Vascular Diseases (French Medical Board)
  • Diploma in Cardiology and Vascular Diseases (French Medical Board)
  • Diploma in Ultrasound and echocardiography (Créteil University)
  • Associated Professor of Medicine (Paris)

  • First prize for the Best research work at the European Workshop (Davos, Switzerland)
  • First prize of CME in Cardiology for the book : "Ambulatory BP Monitoring"
  • First Prize for CME for the CD Rom "home BP measurements and hypertension"
  • Elected as Cardiologist of the year 2001 in France for the CME activities

  • Medal award from the university of Medicine Sendaî- Japan
  • Medal award from the Lebanese Medical Board
  • Medal award from the Lebanese Ministry of Health
  • Medal award from the Chinese Ministry of Health
  • Several awards and distinctions from several International Scientific Societies.

  • President of the "Foundation- Medical Research Institutes"
  • President of the working group on BP of the European Society of Hypertension
  • Past President of the "International Society of Vascular Health"
  • Past President of the French-Lebanese Medical Association "AMFL"
  • Past Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Institute, Paris
  • Past president of the working group on BP of the French Society of Hypertension
  • Past president of the "French spoken network of hypertension"
  • Member of several boards of International Scientific Societies and journals.

  • Assistant at Broussais Hospital, Internal and Vascular Medicine Unit- Paris
  • Director of the non-invasive Hemodynamic Unit at Broussais hospital- Paris
  • Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Institute - Paris
  • Medical Director of the "Clinique Mozart" hospital - Paris
  • Consultation & non-invasive investigations in several cardiology & hypertension units
  • Primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention.
    Clinical Research
  • Consultant for several National and International Scientific Societies and Agencies
  • Consultant for several pharmaceutical industries and biotechnology manufacturers
  • Director of the research unit of the Cardiovascular Institute - Paris
  • Research worker in different INSERM units (Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale)
  • Conception, coordination and participation to many national and international clinical studies in the fields of : hypertension, Arterial Stiffness and cardiovascular risk factors
  • Setup of 180 investigation centers in different countries for research in the arterial stiffness field ( training, equipment and participation to large clinical trials)
  • Six Patents (inventor): 4 in the field of arterial stiffness, one in the field of blood pressure measurements and one in the nutrition field for cardiovascular prevention.
    Teaching Activities
  • Teaching activities in different universities of Medicine in France and other countries
  • Continuous Medical Education in different scientific societies and CME associations
  • Medical Director of F.C.V (Formation Cardio-Vasculaire) - Paris
  • Tutor for physicians participating in international scientific exchange programs
  • Director of several theses for Doctorates in Medicine
  • Jury members of PhD thesis in French and foreign universities.

  • President of the "International Society of vascular Health" ISVH®
  • Member of the European, American, and International Societies of Hypertension
  • Honour member of the Algerian society of Hypertension
  • Member of editorial or scientific board of several international journals
  • Member of different working groups on BP measurements, hypertension and arterial stiffness.

  • Organization of several national and international scientific meetings
  • Organization of the First International Consensus Conference on self-blood pressure measurement
  • Organization of the first International Consensus Conference on arterial stiffness and its clinical applications.

  • Editor in chief of the "Vascular health & Risk Management journal"
  • Publications of more than 250 articles in international journals
  • Publications of several booklets on "Non-invasive evaluation of the cardiovascular hemodynamic
  • Publications of several books, some of them have been edited or translated in different languages: English, French, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese and Italian.

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