Council on Hypertension

Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions

Sept. 14-17
The Dolphin Hotel
Orlando, Florida

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Message from the Chair

Christopher S. Wilcox, MD, Ph.D., FRCP (UK), FACP, FAHAThe mission of the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension is to help achieve the association's objectives of "building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke” by promoting the discovery, translation and dissemination of basic, clinical and population-based research and supporting cutting-edge clinical practice and education on the causes, consequences and treatment of hypertension. Read Dr. Wilcox's full message

Christopher S. Wilcox, MD, PhD, FRCP(UK), FACP, FAHA
Chair, Council on Hypertension

Funding Opportunities

The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, Grants@Heart.



Hypertension is one of 12 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

Trainee Advocacy

The Council on Hypertension fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.

Council on Hypertension Advisory and Mentoring Program (CHAMP)

Scientific Sessions 2016

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 12-16
Exhibits: Nov. 13-15
ReSuscitation Science Symposium: Nov. 12-13
Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Symposium: Nov. 15-16

New Orleans, Louisiana

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