Dr. Poonam Velagapudi is a Structural Interventional Cardiologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director for Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her clinical interests include high risk PCI, mechanical circulatory support in shock, radial and large bore access, percutaneous transcatheter valve procedures including TAVR, TMVR, and MitraClip. She also has a strong interest in education, advocacy and increasing/promoting participation of women in clinical trials. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), Chair of the ACC Early Career Section, Past Chair of the ACC Fellows in Training Section, and Co-Chair of the SCAI Membership Committee. She is a strong proponent of using social media for fostering education in cardiology and serves as a social media editor for ‘JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions’ journal. She is also an Associate Editor for the European Heart Journal (EHJ)- Case Reports journal and an editorial board member for JSCAI and JACC: Advances journals.

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