KCVD Donald Seldin Lecture

Updated:May 19,2015

This lecture was established in 2006 to enhance the awareness of AHA conference attendees concerning the rising epidemic of cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease.  The lecture allows experts in the field to bring the latest basic, translational or clinical information to the AHA meeting.  The lecture is named in honor of Dr. Donald Seldin, a pioneer and leader in the field of cardiovascular disease relatef to kidney failure. Dr. Seldin was responsible for the seminal observations related to sodium and potassium transport in the kidney and their effects on blood pressure and cardiovascular homeostasis.

The Seldin Lecture is presented annually at the AHA Hypertension Scientific Sessions by a distinguished honoree. The Council for Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease will accept nominations for the Seldin Lecture from Jan. 12- May 26, 2015.

Lecture Information (click on the sections below for more information)

Electronic submission through the Council Awards Application System is required. Hard copies of any part of the nomination cannot be accepted.
The nomination file (submitted on the nominee’s behalf) should contain the following documents in PDF format:
  •  Letter of nomination on behalf of the candidate that outlines why the candidate is worthy of recognition. This may include the candidate’s accomplishments in the field of cardiovascular disease as it relates to kidney failure, his or her volunteer activities with the AHA (affiliate and/or national level), teaching and mentoring activities, or a combination of these.
  • Curriculum vitae, including biography 

Visit the
Council Awards Application System to complete a nomination.
A username and password previously set up through online profile registration at My.AmericanHeart for Professionals will be necessary to access the Application System. If you have not created an online profile, please visit My.AmericanHeart for Professionals to create an online member profile before accessing the Council Awards Application System. AHA Professional Members who are creating an online profile for the first time should make sure to register using their AHA membership identification numbers.

For questions, please contact:
Archi Rimal
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
Email: council.awards@heart.org
Phone: (214) 706-1181

Sponsored by the Council for Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease

2006  Richard P. Lifton, MD, PhD, FAHA
2007  Richard J. Johnson, MD, FACP
2008  Mark Knepper, MD, PhD
2009  Roger Wiggins, MB, BChir
2010  Thomas R. Kleyman, MD, FAHA
2011  Sharon Anderson, MD, FAHA
2012  Susan Quaggin, MD
2013  David Ellison, MD

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Council on Hypertension 2015 Scientific Sessions

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