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What to Expect at the Joint Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018
Karen Griffin, MD, programming committee chair for Hypertension 2018, John Bisognano, MD, PhD, immediate past president of the American Society of Hypertension, and Jan N. Basile, MD, vice chair of clinical programming, discuss some of the highlights they have planned for the meeting this year in Chicago.
Other science highlighted Thursday:
- Associations Between Sleep, Physical Activity and Blood Pressure Among Black Women: Baseline Results From the SisterTalk At Home Intervention for Weight Loss
Augustine W. Kang | Brown University, Providence, RI
Stopping the Progression of Hypertension to CHF
Jan Basile, MD, vice chair of clinical programs for the Council on Hypertension, interviews Daniel Levy, MD of the NHLBI about his presentation, "The Progression from Hypertension to Congestive Heart Failure: How Do We Stop It?"
- Hypertensive Crisis in an Inner-City Population: A Retrospective Case Control Study
Frederick Waldron | Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
Friday's Lectures and Award Winners
Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Lecture
Virend K. Somers, MD, FAHA | Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
Mid-Career Award for Research Excellence
Jennifer C. Sullivan, PhD, FAHA | Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia
The Harry Goldblatt New Investigator Award
Amy C. Arnold, PhD, FAHA | Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania
The Effect of Environmental Factors on Blood Pressure
Karen Griffin, MD, program chair for Hypertension 2018, interviews Robert Brook, MD about his presentation, "How Do Environmental Factors Effect Blood Pressure?"
Other science featured Saturday:
- Improving the Management of Hypertension for Adults: The Impact of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring and Lessons Learned from a System-Level Hypertension Control Initiative
Roy R. Champion Jr. | Scott & White Health Plan, Temple, TX
Saturday's Lectures and Award Winners
The Harriet Dustan Award
Barbara T. Alexander, PhD, FAHA | The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, pictured with Karen Griffin, MD, FAHA
The Donald Seldin Lecture
Paul A. Welling, MD, FAHA | University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, pictured with Vivek Bhalla, MD, FAHA
Early Career Oral Award Winner Andrew Tiu, MD
Christian Delles, MD and Augusto Montezano, PhD, interview the 2018 Early Career Oral Award winner Andrew Tiu, MD, about his paper, "Sorting Nexin 19: A Novel and Key Player in Renal Dopamine D1R Regulation."
2018 Irvine Page Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award Winner William C Cushman, MD
Joey Granger, PhD, chair of the Council on Hypertension, interviews the 2018 Irvine Page-Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award winner William C. Cushman, MD, about his career in clinical research in hypertension.
The Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award
The 2018 Moser award was presented to Brent M. Egan, MD, FAHA. He is pictured with Jan Basile, MD, and Joey Granger, PhD.