Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD)

Message from the Chair

Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHAWelcome to the Council for the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD). Our Council strives to reduce cardiovascular-related disability and death through clinical, translational, and basic research, communication, advocacy and education about: a) the role of the kidney in hypertension, b) the role of the kidney in cardiovascular diseases- this includes acute kidney injury and chronic kidney... Read Dr. Bhalla's full message

Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA
Chair, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease

Funding Opportunities

AHA research programs are available to basic, clinical and population scientists.

Hypertension

Hypertension

Hypertension is one of 11 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition
11/12/2018 | The American Heart Association is adopting the 2018 physical activity guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser...
Use of Risk Assessment Tools to Guide Decision-Making in Primary Prev of ASCVD
11/10/2018 | This AHA/ACC special report serves as a companion to the 2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines and 2017 Hypertension Clinical Pra...

Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 10-12
Exhibits: Nov. 10-12
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 10-11

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