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Han Naung Tun



Burlington, Vermont, United States of America

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Dr. Han Naung Tun is a distinguished physician and researcher with an impressive career in both internal medicine and cardiology. After earning his MBBS degree from Yangon, Myanmar in 2013, he pursued postgraduate medicine and general cardiology training. He completed his medical training and general cardiology training in 2016. He then went on to work as a clinical doctor with Médecins Sans Frontiers (Holland) and as a technical support coordinator for HIV/TB and tropical medicine in USAID’s PEPFAR project for the Upper Myanmar region during 2013-2014. He is also a fellow of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (FACTM) and a faculty fellow of travel medicine (F.FTM) in ACTM.  

Dr. Han Naung Tun’s passion for cardiology led him to pursue further training in Switzerland, where he earned general and advanced cardiology postgraduate training at the University of Zurich and Zurich Heart House (ZHH). He became an international associate of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and a member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) in 2015. He is currently a researcher and clinician in ESC working groups, with research interests in heart failure, cardiac imaging, and preventive cardiology. Dr. Han Naung Tun’s outstanding contributions to cardiology research and practice have been recognized by various professional bodies. He was honored with his interventional cardiologist group at the American Heart Association Vascular Discovery Scientific Sessions in 2019, and he is the first clinical doctor from Myanmar to attend the Cardiology update conference in Davos, Switzerland, as mentioned in the European Heart Journal. In 2021, he was elected as a fellow of both the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) for his contributions to the field. In addition to his clinical work, he has authored and co-authored over 40 scientific publications and mentored a number of postgraduate and master students.

International Association and Organization Works 

  • National Representative of “Heart Failure Specialist of Tomorrow” HFA HoT Representative for Myanmar in the European Society of Cardiology (2018-2021) and HFA Young Commette Task Forces in HFA (2022-2024)
  • Ambassador of Echocardiography for Myanmar, EACVI’s HIT( Heart Imager of Tomorrow) in ESC, and A Committee Member of EACVI Web and Communication Committee (2020-2023).
  • A Mentor and Mentee Program in American Heart Association, Hypertension, Stroke and Vascular Biology Council Working Group in AHA (Since 2019) and Mentor in ACC Member Hub (Since 2021).
  • Ambassador of Tele-Cardiology Working Group for Asia in International Society of Telemedicine and eHealth (ISFTeH).
  • Social Media Ambassador for JACC HF in ACC and EHJCVI in ESC.
  • Mentorship in College Diabetes Network (CDN) NextGen Fellow
  • Content Catalyst in TCTMD

Award and Prizes

– Paul Dudley White International Scholar Awardee for Excellent Clinical Research Abstract in Vascular Discovery 2019 : From Gene to Medicine in Boston, American Heart Association (2019)

– Winner of ATVBLive19 Contest at Vascular Discovery 2019 Meeting in Boston, American Heart Association (2019).

– Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award (2020) for excellent scientific abstract in Vascular Discovery 2020 : From Gene to Medicine in Chicago, American Heart Association

– Paul Dudley White International Scholar Award for excellent scientific abstract in Hypertension Session 2020 in AHA .

– AFHRE Travel Award for Patient-Oriented or Clinical Research in Hypertension Supported by the American Foundation for Hypertension Research and Education in AHA Hypertension Session in 2020




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