Council on Hypertension

Message from the Chair

Curt D. Sigmund, PhD, FAHA

The mission of the Council on Hypertension is "to foster excellence in hypertension research and education" in order to achieve the American Heart Association’s goal “to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives."

Curt D. Sigmund, PhD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Hypertension

Mark Your Calendars for Hypertension 2023

September 7–10, 2023
Sheraton Boston Hotel | Boston, Massachusetts

Hypertension Simulation

Test your clinical assessment and critical thinking skills as you evaluate and manage patients with hypertension (HTN) based on newly released 2017 guidelines. In this set of 2 simulations, you will be immersed in a screen-based virtual environment where you will interact with a life-like virtual patient, complete with dynamic monitoring, dialoguing, diagnostic testing, drugs, intervention options and performance debriefing.

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Funding Opportunities

The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, ProposalCentral.


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Hypertension

Hypertension is one of 14 AHA scientific journals. It represents the Councils on Hypertension and KCVD.


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Trainee Advocacy

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


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Want to get involved? 

The American Heart Association depends on the time and talent of volunteers to help us create a healthier world, free of heart disease and stroke.
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2018 Prevention Guidelines Tool CV Risk Calculator

This risk calculator tool is used to calculate your patients’ risk for heart disease and stroke using the 2018 ACC/AHA guidelines.


February 8–10, 2023
Dallas, Texas + Virtual

Abstract Submission open through Aug. 23, 2022


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