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Derek R. Boughner, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Lawson Health Research Institute

Phone: 519-663-3262
Fax: 519-434-3278

  • Senior scientist at the John P. Robarts Research Institute and Cardiologist at the London Health Sciences Research Inc.
  • Director, Echocardiography Laboratory at the London Health Sciences Research Inc.
  • Degrees in Medicine (M.D.) and Biophysics (Ph.D.) from the University of Western Ontario.
  • Postgraduate work at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, England.
  • Pioneering research in the understanding of the biomechanics of heart valves and heart valve prostheses.
  • Pioneering research in 3D echocardiography, also applied to clinical practice.
  • National and international stature in echocardiography.
  • Peer-reviewed funding from the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Medical Research Council of Canada, 24 peer-reviewed papers and 25 abstracts published or submitted over the last 5 years.
  • 3 US or international patents issued.