Dr. Milan Gupta is a cardiologist who has been in practice for over 20 years. He is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both internal medicine and adult cardiology. He has also been certified by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the Heart Rhythm Society, and the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Gupta received his MD from the University of Toronto, where he then completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology. He runs a busy clinical practice in Brampton, ON (www.oslercardiology.com). He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. In addition, he holds the positions of Adjunct Scientist in the Division of CV Surgery and Affiliate Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.
Dr. Gupta is actively engaged in clinical research, physician education, and professional advocacy. He holds a number of research grants and has published over 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts. He also serves on numerous professional advisory boards and guidelines writing committees. He is the Medical Director of the Canadian Cardiovascular Research Network (www.ccrnmd.com), and is past Treasurer and Executive Member of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. He is co-founder and past chair of the Greater Toronto Area Community Cardiologists (GTACC), and past Board Member of the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario. He also chairs the Board of Directors of SANSAR (www.sansar.org), a national charity whose mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in South Asians.
Dr. Gupta lectures widely on a variety of topics, and has a strong interest in developing innovative continuing medical education initiatives. His research interests include ethnicity and heart disease, acute coronary syndromes, atrial fibrillation, and emerging risk factors in vascular disease. He is a recipient of the Dr. Harold Segal Award of Merit (2008) from the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, and in 2014 received the Colin Woolf Award for Excellence in Course Coordination from the University of Toronto.
He moved to Atlanta in 2002. He was a partner with Northside Cardiology PC and subsequently joined with Atlanta Heart Specialists, LLC, where he is Director of Clinical Research. He has been Clinical Assistant Professor at Emory University and now with the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. Dr. Singh is currently a director with CCRN- Canadian Collaborative Research Network and SANSAR.
Dr. Singh is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Singh has been a site investigator in over 100 national and international trials. He actively designs and conducts independent research. He has published extensively on topics ranging from acute coronary syndromes, health outcomes, disparities in access to care and South Asian heart disease.
Since 2007 he has been on the Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine publication list. He has won a number of local top doctor awards. In 2011 Dr. Singh was awarded the Georgia Chapter American College of Cardiology Distinguished Service Award. He enjoys teaching and is a highly sought after international speaker.
Dr. Singh has 3 children. He speaks some Hindi. He enjoys sports, travelling, live performances, music and always a nice glass of scotch!
Dr. Khan received her medical degree from the University of Alberta and has been conducting research on ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease and risk factors for over 14 years. Dr. Khan published over 100 scientific papers and was awarded the Career Scientist award by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research to investigate chronic cardiovascular disease management in ethnic groups. She is also scientific advisor for the South Asian Heart Risk Initiative (SAHRI), Canada India Network Society (CINS), the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Asian Hypertension Campaign Advisory Committee, and Vice President and Chair of Research Policy Committee of Hypertension Canada. She is an American Society of Hypertension Clinical Specialist in Hypertension.
Michelle began working as a registered nurse in 1995. Three years later she began her career in research and since that time has worked as a research study coordinator, clinical trials monitor and research site manager in the areas of Cardiology, Nephrology and Neurology. Michelle began working with Dr. Milan Gupta in 2002 and became the Executive Director of the Canadian Cardiovascular Research Network (CCRN), a registered not for profit organization, when CCRN formalized under this name in 2008.
Michelle is also the Executive Director for SANSAR and volunteers her time to help promote awareness and education programs that will help to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the South Asian community.
Applications for the 2019 SANSAR-Burgundy Young Investigator Award are NOW CLOSED! This $12,500 will be awarded to an outstanding young researcher whose research activities focus on the health of South Asians. The winner will be announced on May 24th, 2019. Learn more.
EDUCATIONAL SLIDE KIT
SANSAR developed a slide kit to educate healthcare professionals on the growing epidemic of cardiovascular disease and diabetes faced by the South Asian population.
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