Guyanese cardiologist cops prestigious European award JUNE 20, 2011 | BY KNEWS | FILED UNDER NEWS By Oscar Ramjeet A well known Guyanese cardiologist has copped the Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) Award for top worldwide cardiologists. Dr. Hughley Hanoman is the first Guyanese to have won the prestigious award and the fifth West Indian to do so. The award is given to outstanding cardiologists for research or clinical excellence. He will travel to Paris to receive the award on August 27. Dr. Hanoman, a Queen’s College student, graduated as a medical doctor from Queen’s University in Belfast Northern Ireland, and did his post graduate studies in cardiology in London, Canada, and Scotland. He did several short courses between 1972 and 1988 in the United States, England, and the Caribbean. The well known physician worked in Berbice, Georgetown, and lectured in medicine at the University of Guyana and the University of the West Indies Medical School at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad. He is at present the consultant cardiologist at the Open Heart Surgery Programme at Mount Hope, Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Hanoman was president of the Guyana Medical Association and served as a member of Parliament in Guyana for eight years. He was also awarded the Fellow Royal Institute of Public Health & Hygienic (UK), and Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, Scotland. He wrote several medical manual manuscripts for the West Indian Medical Journal and other medical publications. He comes from the prominent Hanoman family. His brother was former High Court Judge, and Director of Public Prosecutions, Denis Hanomansingh, brother of Dr. Shirley Hanoman Gagroo now in Barbados and Berbice businessman Roy Hanoman.
Guyanese Cardiologist wins Prestigious Award June 23, 2011