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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, Second Edition

Tiffany Powell-Wiley, MD, MPH interviews William E. Kraus, MD about the new Physical Activity Guidelines.

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STROKE | Progress and Innovation Award 2019
02/12/2020 | Stroke 2019 Innovation and Progress Award Winners--first: Ma and Wang, Second: Yip, Third: Schlunk
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2020 Update
01/29/2020 | The age-adjusted death rate attributable to cardiovascular disease (CVD), based on 2017 data, is 219.4 per 100,000.
The AHA 2030 Impact Goal
01/29/2020 | Since the late 1990s, the AHA has committed to a singular impact goal to advance the AHA?s mission for the decade ahead.

 

EPI | LIFESTYLE 2020 Scientific Sessions

Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2020 Scientific Sessions
March 3–6 2020
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona
 

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Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, FAHA

The American Heart Association (AHA) created the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) in 1999 to promote research and education. Our goal is to improve understanding of mechanisms of basic cardiovascular regulation to support the development of new therapies and insights into clinical cardiovascular disease. Special emphasis is placed on integrating molecular/cellular and physiological approaches to address problems relating to functional genomics, cell signaling, myocardial biology, circulatory physiology, pathophysiology and peripheral vascular disease.

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
 

BCVS Scientific Sessions       Circulation Research       BCVS Council Awards

Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB)

Mary Sorci-Thomas, PhD, FAHA

The Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) contributes to the mission and objectives of the American Heart Association (AHA) through efforts in the fields of arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology. The council advances and coordinates research, addresses prevention, improves methods for diagnosis and treatment, and works actively with other organizations concerned with these issues. The council disseminates reliable information related to these fields through its annual conference, many awards and lectures, and the AHA's journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Mary Sorci-Thomas, PhD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology

Vascular Discovery Scientific Sessions       Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology       ATVB Council Awards