Council for High Blood Pressure Research

Council for High Blood Pressure Research 
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Mission Statement
The mission of the American Heart Association's Council for High Blood Pressure Research (HBPR) is "to foster excellence in high blood pressure research and education" and achieve the association's objectives in the field of hypertension. Members support the association's mission of "building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke."
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 Message from the Chair
As the 2013-2015 Chair of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research (HBPR) of the American Heart Association, I am want to alert, and welcome, you to another exciting year of activities and opportunities for our Council.

Awards, Lectures & Scholarships
The HBPR council proudly sponsors numerous award programs which honor outstanding researchers, early career investigators or medical students

Fellowship provides a means to recognize council members for outstanding contributions to the field and service to the American Heart Association (AHA)


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

Council Committees
The HBPR council is comprised of professionals who serve as experts on issues related to high blood pressure and research in cardiovascular disease.
Early Career
HBPR council fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.

Additional Resources
Find out more about the HBPR Council

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Related Sites
National BP Education Program – 30 Years and Coming

Funding Opportunities
The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, Grants@Heart


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8th Hypertension Summer School

Fundamentals of Hypertension Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Interventions
Registration is NOW OPEN!
July 27-31, 2013
University of South Carolina, SC

Visit Hypertension Summer School page today, to find out more.