Professor Thor Edvardsen is Head, Dept. of Cardiology at Oslo University Hospital in Norway and a professor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo. Edvardsen is elected as the EACVI President-Elect 2016-18 and has been an elected Board member in EACVI since 2010.
He has more than 270 international scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, and more than 20 book chapters and books. Numerous of these articles are published in Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal and other prestigious journals in cardiology. Average impact factor pr article is 8.1 and Hirsch index is 47. He is active in clinical and experimental research in the area of myocardial function and has extensive knowledge of cardiac ultrasound, CMR, CT and hemodynamics.