Professor, Department of Cardiac Sciences
Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary
Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary
Dr. L. Brent Mitchell obtained his B.Sc. (Hon) in Biochemistry (1972) and his M.D. (1975) degrees from the University of Calgary. After a Fellowship in Clinical Cardiology at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, he undertook a Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Stanford University Medical Centre, California. He returned to Calgary in 1982. He is the Past Head of the Department of Cardiac Sciences at the University of Calgary / Calgary Zone of Alberta Health Services and is the Past Director of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. Dr. Mitchell’s clinical practice and research interests are in the area of clinical cardiac electrophysiology, particularly in the clinical science of tachyarrhythmias – their mechanisms, their investigation, and their management. His preferred tool in the science of clinical cardiac electrophysiology is the randomized clinical trial. He has contributed to many pivotal trials in clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Previous awards include the International Heart Rhythm Scociety's Distiguished Teacher of the Year (2014) and the Canadian Heart Rhythm Society's Annual Achievemnet Award (2016).
Thursday, October 24
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM