Country Principal InvestigatorCameroon
Dr. Anastase Dzudie is the Principal Investigator for Central Africa IeDEA in Cameroon. He manages the local research team, leads the development of IeDEA’s research agenda in Cameroon and works to strengthen scientific research capacity within the country. He has a special interest in the rising burden of Non Communicable Diseases among people with HIV/AIDS. He is a consultant cardiologist and heart rhythm specialist at the Douala General Hospital, Cameroon. He currently serves as the Chair of Clinical Research Education Networking and Consultancy (CRENC), which he co-founded.
Dr. Dzudie holds a PhD in cardiovascular medicine (University of Cape Town, South Africa) and an Accreditation to Supervise Research (Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, France). After completing his training in Internal Medicine, he further specialized in cardiology, with sub-specialties in cardiac echography, cardiac arrhythmias and pacing at Claude Bernard University Lyon, France. Dr. Dzudie is the chair of the Pan African Society of Cardiology (PASCAR) task force on hypertension and holds credits for scientific contribution in international expert groups. He is a member of the Lancet commission on Sudden Cardiac Death and a professor of cardiovascular medicine and health research.