Professor of Cardiology at Heart Centre. He is a PhD supervisor and researcher in the field of coronary calcification, and Doppler echocardiography in heart failure and valvular heart disease.
After completing 5 years Clinical Senior Lecturership at Imperial College London and having lead the Echocardiography Department at the Royal Brompton Hospital as Consultant in Cardiology and Echocardiography between 2001 and 2006 Michael Henein accepted the role of OverLakare and Hon. Professor at Umea University as part time, along with a professorship at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK.
At CCCU he established an MSc course in cardiology, having tutored and graduated 100 students with quality MSc theses. This was followed by his formal appointment as the Professor of Cardiology at Umea University and Heart Centre. These positions provided unique opportunities to establish a number of research projects and programs which lead to 19 PhD theses completed (16 principle supervisor), and 5 others on the way, with most students from abroad; UK, Kosovo, Greece, Italy, Nigeria and China. All graduated students returned back to their countries and are currently holding important clinical and academic positions.
Currently the most active projects Michael Henein's Team is working on are coronary calcification, heart failure and valvular heart disease. In addition, the academic environment and scientific collaboration between departments within Umea University assisted him in publishing over 350 papers in peer reviewed journals, writing and editing 3 textbooks and many chapters, 2 of them in Oxford Textbook of Medicine, pericardial diseases and valvular heart diseases.
Finally, he is also the Founder and Editor in Chief of the International Cardiovascular Forum Journal and a Guest Editor tote International Journal of Molecular Sciences and the Journal of Diagnostics. Michael Henein aspires to supervise more international PhD students in order to establish strong academic collaboration with other universities worldwide.