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 Dr. Aseel Alfuhied

Assistant Professor
Dr. Aseel Alfuhied is an Assistant Professor in the Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography Department at the College of Applied Medical Sciences, KSAU-HS. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Radiological Science from King Saud University, followed by a Master's degree in Medical Ultrasound-Echocardiography from Imperial College University of London and a PhD in Cardiovascular Sciences (Cardiac Imaging) from the University of Leicester in the UK. Dr. Alfuhied's research interests revolve around clinical cardiac imaging research, specifically exploring new approaches to assess myocardial deformation using Echocardiography and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Degree:

Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Sciences (Cardiac Imaging), University of Leicester, UK

MSc in Medical Ultrasound (Echocardiography) with Distinction, Imperial College London, UK

B.Sc. in Radiological Science, Collage of Applied Medical Science, King Saud University, KSA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography department at College of Applied Medical Sciences/ KSAU-HS, 2023-present​

Honorary Visiting Fellow, Cardiovascular Sciences Department, University of Leicester/ UK, 2023- Present

Teaching assistant, Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography Department, at College of Applied Medical Sciences, KSAU-HS, 2014 - 2016.

Nuclear Medicine technologist, Nuclear Medicine Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre,  Mar - Aug 2014.

 

​ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

Research Coordinator, Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography Department, College of Applied Medical Science/ KSAU-HS, Aug 2023- Present.

HONORARY DEGREE &AWARDS

2022: Investigator of the year. British Society of Echocardiography (BSE), London, UK.​


Research Interests / Collaborations



Publications

​Google Scholars

​Articles:

Alfuhied A, Marrow BA, Elfawal S, Gulsin GS, Graham-Brown MP, Steadman CD, Kanagala P, McCann GP, Singh A. Reproducibility of left atrial function using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. European Radiology. 2020:1-10.  DOI: 10.1007/s00330-020-07399-z.

Alfuhied A, Kanagala P, McCann GP, Singh A. Multi-modality assessment and role of left atrial function as an imaging biomarker in cardiovascular disease. The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2021. DOI: 10.1007/s10554-021-02316-x.

Alfuhied A, Gulsin GS, Athithan L, Brady EM, Parke K, Henson J, Redman E, Marsh AM, Yates T, Davies MJ, McCann GP, Singh A. The impact of lifestyle intervention on left atrial function in type 2 diabetes: results from the DIASTOLIC study. The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2022. DOI: 10.1007/s10554-022-02578-z.

Richards CE, Parker AE, Alfuhied A, McCann GP, Singh A. The role of 4-dimensional flow in the assessment of bicuspid aortic valve and its valvulo-aortopathies. The British Journal of Radiology.2022. DOI: 10.1259/bjr.20220123.

Ayton SL, Alfuhied A, Gulsin GS, Parke KS, Wormleighton JV, Arnold JR, Moss AJ, Singh A, Xue H, Kellman P, Graham-Brown MPM, McCann GP. The Interfield Strength Agreement of Left Ventricular Strain Measurements at 1.5 T and 3 T Using Cardiac MRI Feature Tracking. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2022. DOI: 10.1002/jmri.28328.

Aslam S, Patsalides MA, Stoma S, Alfuhied A, Nelson CP, Squire IB, Lawson CA, Khunti K, McCann GP, Singh A. Aortic valve intervention rates in patients of different ethnicity with severe aortic stenosis in Leicestershire, UK. Open Heart. 2023 May 1 DOI: 10(1):e002266.

Dattani A, Brady EM, Alfuhied A, Gulsin GS, Steadman CD, Yeo JL, Aslam S, Banovic M, Jerosch-Herold M, Xue H, Kellman P. Impact of diabetes on remodelling, microvascular function and exercise capacity in aortic stenosis. Open Heart. 2023 Aug 1; 10(2):e002441.

 



SCIENTIFIC MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

MEMBERSHIP

Member of the Saudi Heart Association (SHA)

Member of the British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (BSCMR)

Professional member at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)

Member of the Program Enhancement Committee, Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography Department, COAMS/KSAU-HS.

Member of the COAMS Research Committee, COAMS/KSAU-HS

 

CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOP PARTICIPATIONS

Alfuhied A, Elfawal S, Parke K, Wormleighton J, McCann GP, Singh A,
CMR assessment of left atrial quantitation in aortic stenosis: reproducibility and comparison of different techniques, European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, (Poster presentation at EuroCMR 2019, Venice, Italy).

 

Alfuhied A, Elfawal S, Parke K, Wormleighton J, McCann GP, Singh A,
Reproducibility of CMR feature tracking in assessing left atrial strain in aortic stenosis, European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging, (Poster presentation at EuroCMR 2019, Venice, Italy).

 

Alfuhied A, Marrow B, Gulsin G, Steadman C, McCann GP, Singh A. Reproducibility of left atrial assessment using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Heart. (e-poster presentation at ESC 2020)

Alfuhied A, Gulsin G, Brady E, Parke KS, Athithan L, Henson J, Redman E, Yates T, Davies M, Marsh A-M, McCann GP, Singh A. Lifestyle intervention improves Left atrial strain in type 2 diabetes: results from the DIASTOLIC randomised trial. European Heart Journal (e-poster presentation at ESC 2021).

 

Alfuhied A, Gulsin G, Brady E, Yeo JL, Parke KS, Marsh A-M, Arnold JR, McCann GP, Singh A. Test-retest reproducibility of Echocardiography and CMR in the same patients for assessing left atrial function. European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging (e-poster presentation at EuroEcho 2021).

 

Alfuhied A, Ayton SL, Gulsin GS, Parke KS, Wormleighton JV, Moss AJ, Graham-Brown MPM, Arnold JR, McCann GP, Singh A. Inter-field strength agreement of left atrial assessment at 1.5T and 3T. (Moderated poster presentation at ESC 2022, Barcelona, Spain).

Alfuhied A, Steadman C, Parke KS, Marsh A-M, Sian M, McCann G and Singh A. Effect of aortic valve replacement on left atrial stiffness assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. (ePoster at SCMR 2023, San Diego, California, USA).

Alfuhied A, Gulsin G, Yeo JL, Steadman C, Parke KS, Marsh A-M, Arnold JR, McCann G and Singh A. Inter-technique agreement and test-retest reproducibility of myocardial deformation: a comparison between cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and trans-thoracic echocardiography. (Rapid fire Abstract presentation at SCMR 2023, San Diego, California, USA).

Alfuhied A, Marrow B, Gulsin G, Graham-Brown MP, Steadman C, McCann GP, Singh A, Test-retest reproducibility of left atrial strain across diseases: a cardiac magnetic resonance study (e-poster presentation at BSCMR 2020).

Alfuhied A, Gulsin G, Brady E, Parke KS, Athithan L, Henson J, Redman E, Yates T, Davies M, Marsh A-M, McCann G and Singh A. The impact of exercise and diet intervention on left atrial function in type 2 diabetes: results from a randomised study. Heart. (Oral presentation at digital experience-BCS 2021).

Alfuhied A, Gulsin G, Brady E, Yeo JL, Parke KS, Marsh A-M, Arnold JR, McCann G and Singh A. Inter-modality agreement and test-retest reproducibility of CMR and Echocardiography for assessing myocardial deformation in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Heart.  (e-poster presentation at BSCMR 2021).

Alfuhied A, Steadman C, Parke KS, Arnold JR, McCann GP, Singh A. Effect of aortic valve replacement on left atrial and ventricular myocardial deformation in severe aortic stenosis. (Poster presentation at BSCMR 2022, Liverpool, UK).

Alfuhied A, Gulsin G, Yeo JL, Steadman C, Parke KS, Marsh A-M, Arnold JR, McCann G and Singh A. Inter-technique agreement and test-retest reproducibility of assessing left atrial function: a comparison between trans-thoracic echocardiography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging. (Oral and poster presentation at BSE 2022, London, UK).

Alfuhied A, Steadman C, Parke KS, Aslam S, Marsh A-M, Sian M, McCann G and Singh A. Left atrial stiffness in patients with severe aortic stenosis: a novel approach. (Moderated poster presentation at ESC 2023, Amsterdam, Netherlands).

Alfuhied A, Steadman C, Parke KS, Aslam S, Sian M, Marsh A-M, McCann G and Singh A. The effect of surgical aortic valve replacement on the left atrium in patients with severe aortic stenosis: a comparison between echocardiography and CMR. (Oral presentation at SHA 2023, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

 

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS

Supervised the World Heart Day event Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography Department, COAMS/KSAU-HS, 2023.

Participated as a speaker in 9 Questions with COAMS, Deanship of Student Affairs, KSAU-HS, 2023.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Office location/number: College of Applied Medical Sciences-M/ 1.CM.GR.043

Phone: +966 11 4299999   Ext: 98279

Email: alfuhieda@ksau-hs.edu.sa