Council on Hypertension

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Mission Statement

The mission of the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension 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.
 

Have questions about the Council's recent name change? Read the HBPR Name Change Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) for more information.

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association quality improvement programs serve to empower healthcare facilities and their professionals provide quality health care. Together, one patient at a time, we can build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. To learn more, visit heart.org/myhealthcare.

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 Message from the Chair
As the 2012–2014 Chair of the Council on Hypertension of the American Heart Association, I want to welcome you to another exciting year of activities and opportunities for our Council.
 

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

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

 

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


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

Additional Resources
Find out more about the Council on Hypertension

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

 

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• Affiliate with one of 16 Scientific Councils.
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• Enjoy many more membership benefits.

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