The Pan-African Society of Cardiology
Bongani Mayosi is a South African cardiology professor who was awarded his county's highest honor, the Order of Mapungubwe in 2009. He is the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town South Africa. He qualified in medicine from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, and trained in internal medicine and cardiology in Cape Town. He was the Nuffield Oxford Medical Fellow in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Oxford from 1998 to 2001. His research interests include genetics of cardiovascular traits, treatment of tuberculous pericarditis, prevention of rheumatic fever, and epidemiology of heart failure in Africa. He is the Chairman of the South African National Health Research Committee, Immediate Past President of the Pan-African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR), and Associate Editor for Circulation.
Research is focused in the field of cardiovascular diseases.