Council on Epidemiology and Prevention - Message from the Chair

Updated:Sep 4,2014
David Siscovick, MD, MPH, FAHA 

Welcome to the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention website. We are a multidisciplinary council dedicated to understanding the causes of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and applying knowledge to optimize cardiovascular health across the lifespan in diverse populations. We enthusiastically welcome anyone interested in preventing CVD to join our council. 

We hope you will help contribute to this mission by continuing your involvement with the Council through the following opportunities:

  • Council Committees
  • Joint Conference – EPI/Lifestyle Scientific Sessions
  • Scientific Sessions
  • Council Dinners – held at both above mentioned conferences
  • Council Awards
  • Public advocacy initiatives
  • Fellowship
  • And many more

It is our goal to be the preferred member organization for all cardiovascular disease and stroke professionals by offering you value-added benefits and growing our member base. We hope you will contribute to this cause by recruiting a colleague to join our Council to help keep it dynamic and relevant.

Thank you again for your dedication to our Council and to the American Heart Association.


David Siscovick, MD, MPH, FAHA
Chair, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention

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