Council on Hypertension

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Council on Hypertension 2015 Scientific Sessions
Abstract submission now open through May 26.

Scientific Sessions 2015
Abstract submission now open through June 10.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension is to help achieve the association's objectives of "building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke” by promoting the discovery, translation and dissemination of basic, clinical and population-based research and supporting cutting-edge clinical practice and education on the causes, consequences and treatment of hypertension. 

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

Council on Hypertension Abstract Submission deadline extended to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, May 26.

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The mission of the Council on Hypertension is "to foster excellence in hypertension research and education" in order to achieve the American Heart Association’s goal “to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke".

Awards, Lectures & Scholarships
The Council on Hypertension 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 Council on Hypertension is comprised of professionals who serve as experts on issues related to high blood pressure and research in cardiovascular disease.
Trainee Advocacy Committee
The Council on Hypertension fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.
Council on Hypertension Advisory and Mentoring Program (CHAMP)
Applications due May 27, 2015

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

Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2015
Sept. 16–19, 2015
Abstract Submission open until May 26


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