Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2024

Nobel Prize winner Mario R. Capecci, PhD, delivers the keynote address during Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2023 in Boston, MA.

Key Dates

2024 Key Dates
Date Activity
April 18, 2024 Registration Opens
May 28, 2024 Abstract Submissions Close
July 31, 2024 Last day for Early Bird pricing
August 23, 2024 Deadline for guaranteed space in Childcare
September 5–8, 2024 Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2024
Hilton Chicago | Chicago, Illinois

Why you should attend

Hypertension Scientific Sessions

Connect with cross-disciplinary researchers from around the world and engage with experts at the leading global medical meeting  on hypertension. Discover the latest in hypertension research and foster lasting relationships with researchers  and clinicians across multiple fields and at every stage of their careers.

This meeting features oral and poster presentations, followed by discussions with leading authorities in hypertension as it relates to cardiac and kidney disease, stroke, obesity and genetics. Specially designed sessions benefit trainees and early career investigators, covering topics from applying clinical science to practical advice for primary care providers.

Hypertension 2024 Executive Committee
Jane F. Reckelhoff, PhD, FAHA

Jane F. Reckelhoff, PhD, FAHA

Thu Le, MD

Thu Le, MD, FAHA

Vice Chair
Wanpen Vongpatanasin, MD, FAHA

Wanpen Vongpatansin, MD, FAHA

Clinical Chair
Program Committee Members
  • Barbara Alexander, PhD
  • Christopher Banek, PhD
  • Mariane Bertagnolli, PhD
  • Vivek Bhalla, PhD
  • Heddwen Brooks, MSc, PhD
  • Daniele Carnevale, PhD
  • Yumei Feng, MD, PhD, FAHA
  • R. Ariel Gomez, MD, FAHA (Immediate Past Chair)
  • Giuseppe Lembo, MD, PhD
  • Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD
  • Cameron McCarthy, PhD, FAHA (Liaison, Trainee Advocacy Committee)
  • Dominek Mueller, PhD
  • Curt Sigmund, PhD, FAHA (ex-officio)
  • Johannes Stegbauer, MD
  • Stephanie Watts, PhD, FAHA
Clinical Practice/Clinical Science Program Subcommittee
Meena Madhur, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Meena Madhur, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Eugene Yang, MD, FACC 
University of Washington School of Medicine
Co- Chair


  • Nisha Bansal MD, MAS
  • Jan Basile, MD
  • Jennifer Brown, MD
  • Jordana Cohen, MD, MSCE
  • John Dodson, MD, MPH
  • Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA
  • Joseph Flynn, MD, MS
  • Lama Ghazi, MD, PhD
  • Karen A. Griffin, M., FAHA, FASN, FACP
  • Alan L. Hinderliter, MD
  • Luke Laffin, MD
  • James M. Luther, MD, MSCI
  • Raj Padwal, MD
  • Kristi Reynolds, PhD, MPH, FAHA, FACE
  • Brandi Wynne, PhD, FAHA
Primary Care Track Program Subcommittee
Valy Fontil, MD
Valy Fontil, MD
NYU Langone Health
Stephen P. Juraschek, MD, PhD, FAHA
Stephen P. Juraschek, MD, PhD, FAHA, AHSCP-CHS
Harvard Medical School


  • Jan Basile, MD
  • Michael Bloch, MD
  • Shari Bolen, MD, MPH
  • Adam Bress, PharmD, MS
  • Alexander Chang, MD, MS
  • Jennifer Cluett, MD
  • Dave L. Dixon, PharmD, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, FNLA, BCACP, CDCES, CLS
  • Brent Egan, MD
  • Beverly B. Green, MD, MPH
  • Ian Kronish, MD, MPH
  • Anastasia Mihailidou, PhD
  • Joshua Samuels, MD, MPH
  • Anthony Viera, MD
  • Hilary K. Wall, MPH
  • Steven A Yarows, MD, FACP, FASH
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