Professor Steffen Petersen is a Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Director for Research at Barts Heart Centre. Additionally, he is the Cardiovascular Programme Director of UCL Partners Academic Medical Centre. Professor Petersen is actively involved in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) and reports over 1000 cardiac adult MRI scans each year, holding a level 3 certification in CMR.
After qualifying from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, he then completed a DPHIL at the University of Oxford Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. Professor Petersen then undertook a Master of Public Health qualification at Harvard School of Public Health.
Within the field of Cardiology, his research interests focus around clinical trials using CMR and large scale population studies using CMR.