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G. B. Mancini MD, FRCP(C), FACC

G. B. John Mancini MD, FRCP(C), FACC

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology; Scientific Director, CardioRisk Clinic, Vancouver Hospital; Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Research Core Laboratory (CIRCL), Centre for Cardiovascular Innovation, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Mancini received his MD degree from the University of Toronto (1977) and was a Cardiology and Research Fellow at the University of California at San Diego. After a year in the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor at U.C. San Diego, he joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1983. He achieved the rank of tenured Professor and also became the Chief of the V.A. Section of Cardiology and Associate Chief of the University of Michigan, Division of Cardiology. He then became Chair of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, 1992-2002.

Dr. Mancini remains a tenured Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and a member of the Centre for Cardiovascular Innovation. He directs an imaging-based research program (Cardiovascular Imaging Research Core Laboratory, CIRCL) that includes facilities for quantitative coronary angiography, ultrasound analyses (coronaries, carotids and brachial artery for atherosclerosis and endothelial function assessments) and cardiac computed tomography.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, prior Governor of the American College of Cardiology (British Columbia), a member of the Circulation Council of the American Heart Association, Past President of the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation, past Editorial Board Member of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and the American Journal of Cardiology and past Associate Editor of Atherosclerosis.

Dr. Mancini founded the CardioRisk Clinic at Vancouver Hospital and currently serves as its Scientific Director. The focus of the CardioRisk Clinic is to foster innovation in novel CV risk detection and therapy, to provide comprehensive primary and secondary CV preventive therapies and to create a unique environment for clinical training of preventive cardiologists while providing clinical research opportunities.


Dr. Mancini has no relevant disclosures.