M. Ihsan Kaadan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, University of Aleppo
MS, Brandeis University

Dr. Kaadan graduated from University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine, Syria. He holds a master’s degree in International Health Policy & Management, with a concentration on Health Systems Strengthening from Brandeis University. After graduation, he joined the SCAD research group in the Division of Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He is an author of many publications in cardiovascular disease, global health & health policy.

Dr. Kaadan completed his residency training in internal medicine at Boston University Medical Center (BUMC). Then, he joined BUMC as an attending and assistant professor in the division of general internal medicine. Dr. Kaadan won multiple international awards including the prestigious Civil Society Leadership Award for his work and writings related to healthcare and development. He is the founder of Hakeem – Health Platform, a social media platform dedicated to providing evidence-based health awareness.

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  1. Kaadan MI, Abdulkarim J, Chaar M, Zayegh O, Keblawi MA. Determinants of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in the Arab world: a cross-sectional study. Glob Health Res Policy. 2021 07 12; 6(1):23. PMID: 34253254; PMCID: PMC8273556; DOI: 10.1186/s41256-021-00202-6;
  2. Kaadan MI, Dennis M, Desai N, Yadavalli G, Lederer P. One Health Education for Future Physicians: A Case Report of Cat-Transmitted Sporotrichosis. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Mar; 7(3):ofaa049.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32154323; PMCID: PMC7052747; DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa049;
  3. Hosseini SM, Rozen G, Kaadan MI, Galvin J, Ruskin JN. Safety and In-Hospital Outcomes of Transvenous Lead Extraction for Cardiac Implantable Device-Related Infections: Analysis of 13 Years of Inpatient Data in the United States. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 12; 5(12):1450-1458. PMID: 31857046; DOI: 10.1016/j.jacep.2019.08.020;
  4. Sharma S, Kaadan MI, Duran JM, Ponzini F, Mishra S, Tsiaras SV, Scott NS, Weinberg I, Ghoshhajra B, Lindsay M, Gibson CM, Chi G, Michalak N, Wood MJ. Risk Factors, Imaging Findings, and Sex Differences in Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. Am J Cardiol. 2019 06 01; 123(11):1783-1787. PMID: 30929769; DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.02.040;
  5. SCAD Collaborative Study Group, Adlam, D., Ahmed, A.M., Al-Hussaini, A., Bouajila, S., Chow, E.K., Ed-wards, K., Hayes, S.N., Kaadan, M.I., Kaimal, R. and Kim, E.S. Circulation. Longterm Outcomes in Patients With Pregnancy Related vs. Non-pregnancy Related Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: An International Multi-center Collaborative Study. 2019; 140:A10590-A10590.
  6. Adlam, D., Ahmed, A.M., Al-Hussaini, A., Bouajila, S., Chow, E., Edwards, K.S., Hayes, S.N., Kaadan, M.I., Kaimal, R., Kim, E.S. and Masters, K.S. Rehospitalization and Recurrence Are Associated With Psy-chological Distress in Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: An International Multi-Center Collaborative Study. 2019.
  7. Duran, J., Ghazzawi, Y., Spahillari, A., Kaadan, M.I., Mishra, S., Ponzini, F., Scott, N., Tsiaras, S. and Wood, M. Reversible Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Associated With Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dis-section. 2019.
  8. Rozen G, Hosseini SM, Kaadan MI, Biton Y, Heist EK, Vangel M, Mansour MC, Ruskin JN. Emergency Department Visits for Atrial Fibrillation in the United States: Trends in Admission Rates and Economic Burden From 2007 to 2014. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 07 20; 7(15). PMID: 30030215; PMCID: PMC6201465; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009024;
  9. Kaadan MI, MacDonald C, Ponzini F, Duran J, Newell K, Pitler L, Lin A, Weinberg I, Wood MJ, Lindsay ME. Prospective Cardiovascular Genetics Evaluation in Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2018 04; 11(4):e001933. PMID: 29650765; DOI: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.117.001933;
  10. Rozen G, Vaid J, Hosseini SM, Kaadan MI, Rafael A, Roka A, Poh YC, Poh MZ, Heist EK, Ruskin JN. Diagnostic Accuracy of a Novel Mobile Phone Application for the Detection and Monitoring of Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Cardiol. 2018 05 15; 121(10):1187-1191. PMID: 29525063; DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.01.035;
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2016 Massachusetts General Hospital: Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon "Most Implementable Solution" Award
2016 International Development Innovation Network (IDIN): Microgrant
2016 Massachusetts General Hospital- Global Health: 2016 Thomas S. Durant Fellowship
2016 Clinton Foundation: Clinton Global Initiative University
2016 Grand Challenges Canada and CAMTech: Zika Innovation Awards
2015 Brandeis University: Heller Start-up Challenge for Social Enterprise Initiatives
2014 Open Society Foundation: Civil Society Leadership Award
2014 Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE): The Middle East and North Africa Youth Essay Contest 2014
2012 American Islamic Congress (AIC): 1st place winner of "Dream Deferred on Civil Rights in the Middle East - Arab Spring Dreams"
2011 European Institute of the Mediterranean and the Anna Lindh Foundation: International Short Story Contest « A SEA OF WORDS»
2010 German Academic Exchange Service, Charité – Universitätsmedizin : Travel Grant: Disaster Medicine, Summer Academy
2010 United European Gastroenterology Federation (UEGF): International Scholarship: 18th United European Gastroenterology Week

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