Birgit Kantor, M.D.

  1. Cardiologist
  2. Internist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Arteriosclerosis/atherosclerosis
  2. Coronary artery disease
  1. CT coronary angiogram
  • Atherosclerosis progression
  • Coronary imaging, computed tomography
  • Mechanisms of lesion progression and regression
  • Role of vessel wall perfusion and vasa vasorum in atherosclerosis
  • Vascular biology of coronary artery disease
  1. 2001
    Clinical Fellowship - Advanced Invasive Adult CardiologyDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2000
    Research FellowshipCenter for Vascular Biology and Interventions, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 1997
    Ph.D. - Clinical Medical Sciences, Dr. med.Heinrich-Heine Universitaet, Duesseldorf
  4. 1997
    Fellow - CardiovascularEvangelisches Krankenhaus Dinslaken and Marienhospital Wesel, Universitaet Dusseldorf
  5. 1993
    Resident - Internal MedicineEvangelisches Krankenhaus Dinslaken and Marienhospital Wesel, Universitaet Dusseldorf
  6. 1991
    Internship - "Arztin im Praktikum, AiP," First-Year Internal MedicineEvangelisches Krankenhaus, Universitaet Duesseldorf
  7. 1989
    Clerkship - SurgeryToronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto
  8. 1989
    Clerkship - NeurologyNational Institute for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London, UK
  9. 1989
    Clerkship - Internal MedicineRheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  10. 1989
    MDRheinisch-Westfalische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Certifications

  1. 1997
    CardiologyGermany Board
  2. 1996
    Internal MedicineGermany Board

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Residency Program Teacher AwardDepartment of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine
  2. 2013
    Top 20 Teacher Award 2013, Residency Program Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2012
    2012 Top EducatorDepartment of Internal Medicine
  4. 2011
    2011 Top EducatorDepartment of Internal Medicine
  5. 2007
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  6. 2006
    Finalists, 2006 National Associates Abstract Competition, Clinical Vignette CategoryAmerican College of Physicians
  7. 2002
    Recognition Award for Meritorious Research by a Young InvestigatorAmerican Physiological Society
  8. 2001
    Pfizer Fellowship AwardAmerican College of Cardiology
  9. 2001
    Donald C. Balfour Award for Meritorious ResearchMayo Medical Alumni Association
  10. 2001
    Mayo Foundation ScholarshipRockefeller University
  11. 2000
    Outstanding Poster Presentation AwardCardiovascular Research Retreat, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2000
    Cardiovascular Young Investigators Award, First Prize for Basic ResearchAstraZeneca, Quebec, Canada
  13. 1999
    Research Activities Forum. Internal Medicine Resident/Fellow AwardMayo Clinic in Rochester
  14. 1999
    Travel Award, FinalistFifth Annual Astra Pharmaceuticals Cardiovascular Young Investigators' Forum, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  15. 1989
    Internship AwardDAAD (German Academic Exchange Program), Department of Surgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  16. 1989
    Internship AwardEuropean Academic Exchange Program, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases at Queen Square, London, Great Britain
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Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberCouncil for Vascular Radiology, American Heart Association
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberEarly Career Mentoring Commission, Council for Vascular Radiology, American Heart Association
  3. 2012 - 2015
    MemberInternal Medicine Residency Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2012 - 2015
    Committee MemberNominating Committee of 2013 Mayo Clinic Officers & Councilors, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  5. 2012 - 2015
    RecruiterRecruiter for New Applicants, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  6. 2012 - 2015
    InterviewerInterviewer for New Applicants, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
  7. 2011 - present
    MemberEducation Resources Postdoctoral Programs Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  8. 2011 - present
    MemberRevenue Systems and Compliance Subcommittee - Rochester, Finance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  9. 2011 - present
    MemberPostdoctoral Programs Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  10. 2011 - present
    Scientific OfficerMelvin Judkins Investigator Award, American Heart Association
  11. 2010 - 2011
    Abstract GraderSociety of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  12. 2010 - present
    Scientific Peer ReviewerCareer Development Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, American Heart Association
  13. 2009 - 2012
    MemberMayo Clinic, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  14. 2009 - 2012
    AdvisorPhD Thesis Committee, Mayo Clinic, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  15. 2009 - 2012
    MemberProgram Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, American Heart Association
  16. 2009
    ChairClinical Scholar Award Review Panel, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  17. 2009 - present
    DirectorScientific Review Panels (CR20, CR, SOA, Novel Methodology, Small Grants Program), Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  18. 2009 - present
    MemberInternal Medicine Hospital Practice Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  19. 2009 - present
    ChairCV Inpatient Practice, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  20. 2009 - present
    Co-ChairClinical Practice Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2009 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 2009 - present
    MemberNational Study Section "Radiology and Imaging", American Heart Association
  23. 2008 - 2013
    MemberScientific Program Committee, North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging
  24. 2008 - 2010
    MemberCommunications/Newsletter Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, American Heart Association
  25. 2008 - 2009
    Vice ChairResearch Resources Review Panel (RRRP), Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  26. 2008
    ChairBaldridge National Quality Award Submission (CV Workforces), Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 2008 - present
    MemberBalfour Award Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  28. 2008 - present
    ChairScholarly Opportunity Award Program (Mayo three-site SOA), Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  29. 2008 - present
    Executive Committee MemberInternational Academy of Cardiology
  30. 2007 - 2009
    Institutional Review Board - Blue Thursday, Institutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  31. 2007 - 2008
    MemberScientific Advisory Board, International Academy of Cardiology
  32. 2007 - 2008
    Scientific Grant ReviewerNational Study Section "Integrative Cardiac Biology and Regulation 2", American Heart Association
  33. 2007 - present
    Scientific ReviewerMayo Clinic Women's HealthSource, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  34. 2007 - present
    Editorial Board MemberMayo Clinic Women's HealthSource, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  35. 2007 - present
    MemberCouncil on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, American Heart Association
  36. 2007 - present
    FellowCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  37. 2007 - present
    Scientific Grant Reviewer"Life Sciences Project Call 2007 -- Linking Research and Patients' Needs", Vienna Science and Technology Fund International Study Section
  38. 2007 - present
    Elected FellowAmerican Heart Association
  39. 2007 - present
    Scientific AdvisorInternational Academy of Cardiology
  40. 2006 - present
    MemberNorth American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging
  41. 2006 - present
    MemberCouncil on Clinical Cardiology, American Heart Association
  42. 2004 - 2006
    Appointed MemberAdvisory Committee, General Clinical Research Center
  43. 2004 - 2006
    Scientific ReviewerAdvisory Committee, General Clinical Research Center
  44. 2004 - 2006
    Scientific Grant ReviewerNational Study Section "Integrative Cardiac Biology", American Heart Association
  45. 2004
    Scientific Grant ReviewerGerman National Research Foundation
  46. 2003 - 2004
    MemberCoalition for Diversity, Department of Internal Medicine
  47. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Biomechanics
  48. 2002 - 2009
    LiaisonGenomics Liaisons Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  49. 2002 - 2004
    MemberHusbandry Committee for Animal Models of Diabetic Macrovascular Complications (AMDCC), National Institutes of Health
  50. 2001
    Scientific Grant ReviewerAustrian National Research Foundation
  51. 2000
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Association
  52. 2000 - present
    Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  53. 2000 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  54. 2000 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley, Minnesota Medical Association
  55. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Cardiology
  56. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  57. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  58. 1999 - present
    MemberScientific Council of Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, American Heart Association
  59. 1996 - present
    MemberDeutsche Gesellschaft fur Kardiologie, Herz- und Kreislaufforschung, German College of Cardiology
  60. 1991 - present
    MemberBerufsverband Deutscher Internisten (Professional Society of German Internists)
  61.  
    MemberResearch Resources Review Panel (RRRP), Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  62.  
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  63.  
    Cardiology RepresentativeCoalition for Diversity, Department of Internal Medicine
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Publications

Research activities

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