GlobalData research has found the top cardiovascular influencers based on their performance and engagement online. Using research from GlobalData’s Influencer platform, Pharmaceutical Technology has named ten of the most influential people in cardiovascular on Twitter during Q2 2020.
Biggest influencers in cardiovascular: The top ten in Q2 2020
1. Anastasia Mihailidou (@AnastasiaSMihai)
Anastasia Mihailidou is a senior hospital scientist and lecturer in the department of cardiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) in Australia. She specialises in both clinical and biomedical patient studies. In addition, she undertakes lectures for nursing students, general practitioners, as well as medical students.
Twitter followers: 11,639
GlobalData influencer score: 100
💃lifestyle changes, even in middle age, may reduce future stroke riskhttps://t.co/x6qqfJ7wgm
— Dr Anastasia S Mihailidou FAHA FCSANZ (@AnastasiaSMihai) April 9, 2020
2. Purvi Parwani (@Purvi Parwani)
Purvi Parwani is a cardiologist with interests in areas such as cardiovascular imaging, heart disease prevention, and women’s cardiovascular disease. She is currently an assistant professor of medicine (cardiology) at the Loma Linda University, California. She is also the director of Women’s Cardiovascular Health Clinic at the Loma Linda International Heart Institute.
Twitter followers: 17,695
GlobalData influencer score: 97
— Dr. Purvi Parwani (@purviparwani) May 22, 2020
3. John P Erwin (@HeartOTXHeartMD)
John P Erwin is a physician and cardiologist specialising in general cardiology and preventative heart health. He currently serves as clinical department chair at the Department of Internal Medicine at the NorthShore University HealthSystem in Illinois, US. He is also a clinical professor of medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, and member board of trustees at the American College of Cardiology.
Twitter followers: 27,156
GlobalData influencer score: 94
— John P Erwin III MD FACC (@HeartOTXHeartMD) April 11, 2020
4. Ritu Thamman (@iamritu)
Ritu Thamman is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is also the social media editor for the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Society of Echocardiography. Her expertise lies in areas such as cardiovascular disease in women, mitral annular disjunction, mitral valve prolapse, and innovative tools for cardiovascular disease.
Twitter followers: 16,170
GlobalData influencer score: 91
Yes this is true- we have known for a while women don’t do as well with mitral valve surgery:Women present at an older age, w excess comorbidities:⬆️ incidence of preoperative TIA/stroke,AFib, CHF, respir failure;⬆️chance of urgent operation https://t.co/RWPkZN23CH @CircOutcomes pic.twitter.com/z8drxX9uER
— Ritu Thamman MD (@iamritu) June 21, 2020
5. Martha Gulati (@DrMarthaGulati)
Martha Gulati is a cardiologist specialising in women’s heart disease and heart disease prevention. She currently serves as division chief of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix. She is also the editor-in-chief of CardioSmart, a patient engagement programme, for the American College of Cardiology.
Twitter followers: 28,827
GlobalData influencer score: 88
— Dr. Martha Gulati “Masks are the New Black” (@DrMarthaGulati) April 26, 2020
6. Mamas Mamas (@mmamas1973)
Mamas Mamas is a physician and interventional cardiologist. Trained in medicine from the University of Oxford, Mamas currently serves as professor of interventional cardiology at the Keele University in the UK. He specialises in areas such as prognostic modelling and electronic healthcare data to derive clinical outcomes, diagnosis and treatment.
Mamas is also the associate editor for Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, an AHA journal, and the social media ambassador for the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Twitter followers: 27,999
GlobalData influencer score: 80
3. The highest risk cohort are those with chronic hypertension and superimposed preclampsia. Women with chronic HTN also have worse outcomes, both obstetric and CV. @BeccaBalla @VietHeartPA @onco_cardiology @AChoiHeart @JGrapsa @cardioPCImom @AspriAlexia @DrJenniferCo_Vu pic.twitter.com/MaCvwXC0pP
— Mamas Mamas (@mmamas1973) April 12, 2020
7. Gina Lundberg (@gina_lundberg)
Gina Lundberg is a cardiologist and an assistant professor of medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine in Georgia, US. She is the clinical director at the Emory Women’s Heart Center, which is dedicated to the screening and treatment of heart disease in women. She is also the spokesperson for AHA.
Twitter followers: 9,229
GlobalData influencer score: 78
What will the future of cardiology look like after #COVID19? Experts give their predictions & thoughts to @TCTMD @esbrilakis @Barbara_Casadei @ditchhaporia @TsuyoshiKaneko1 @JonathonLeipsic @Drroxmehran @JWMoses @GGStefanini @TCTMD_Yael https://t.co/fnoJ63P6cW
— Gina Wear a Mask Lundberg MD FACC FAHA (@gina_lundberg) May 21, 2020
8. Erin D Michos (@ErinMichos)
Erin D Michos is an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Maryland, US. She is also the associate director of preventive cardiology at Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center dedicated towards the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Her specialities include heart disease in women, cardiovascular disease risk assessment, and preventive cardiology.
Twitter followers: 13,399
GlobalData influencer score: 77
The year 2019 was an excellent one for making strides in #cvPrev. Congrats to @Difeldman4 of @OslerResidency for this excellent summary using the @CiccaroneCenter's #ABCDE approach. Out now in @ASPCardio's American Journal of Preventive Cardiology #AJPC 👏https://t.co/dgfH68sAU8 pic.twitter.com/mYLMg5ykFi
— Erin D. Michos, M.D. (@ErinMichos) June 7, 2020
9. Deepak L Bhatt (@DLBHATTMD)
Deepak L Bhatt is an academia currently serving as the executive director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs at Brigham and the Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center. He is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and consulting staff at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston. Deepak is also the editor of the Journal of Invasive Cardiology.
Twitter followers: 14,934
GlobalData influencer score: 77
Based on THEMIS in @NEJM and THEMIS-PCI in @TheLancet Ticagrelor Approved in the US to Reduce the Risk of a First Heart Attack or Stroke in High-Risk Patients with Coronary Artery Disease https://t.co/0TzZ3UKVed #cardiotwitter #cardiology #diabetes @gabrielsteg @DLBhattMD
— Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt (@DLBHATTMD) June 1, 2020
10. Neil Floch (@NeilFlochMD)
Neil Floch is an advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon specialising in laparoscopic procedures and antireflux surgery. He currently serves as the director of metabolic and bariatric surgery and is the head of general surgery at Nuvance Health, a not-for-profit healthcare network in the US. He is also the minimally invasive and bariatric surgery director at the Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut.
Twitter followers: 130,250
GlobalData influencer score: 76
Changes in Bile Acid Metabolism, Transport, and Signaling as Central Drivers for Metabolic Improvements After Bariatric Surgery – PubMed https://t.co/8IGlaewhS5
— Neil Floch MD (@NeilFlochMD) June 28, 2020