• 513 Citations
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Research Interests

I have both clinical and research interests in Cardiac-Oncology, to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care to every cancer patient. This spans screening cancer patients for cardiovascular disease to treating those who develop cardiovascular complications from cancer therapy. General interests also include cardiac imaging, valvular heart disease, and heart disease in women.

Certifications and Licenses

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2005Residency, Indiana University Hospitals
2008Fellowship, Univ. of Illinois Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

… → 2002

Research interests

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Imaging

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Grants 2014 2021

Research Output 2002 2019

  • 513 Citations
  • 15 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
1 Citation (Scopus)
Mitral Valve
Propensity Score
Tricuspid Valve
Atrial Fibrillation
1 Citation (Scopus)
Atrial Fibrillation
B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Heart Diseases
Breast Neoplasms
Tissue Expansion Devices
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Echocardiographic Strain

Singh, A., Voss, W. B., Lentz, R. W., Thomas, J. D. & Akhter, N., Jun 1 2019, In : JAMA cardiology. 4, 6, p. 580-588 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Diseases

Two-dimensional speckle-tracking strain detects subclinical cardiotoxicity in older patients treated for acute myeloid leukemia

Cascino, G. J., Voss, W. B., Canaani, J., Furiasse, N., Rademaker, A., Ky, B., Luger, S., Altman, J. K., Foran, J. M., Litzow, M. R., Tallman, M. S., Rigolin, V. & Akhter, N., Nov 1 2019, In : Echocardiography. 36, 11, p. 2033-2040 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Induction Chemotherapy