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The Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health promotes the expansion and exchange of knowledge with the ultimate goal of improving cardiovascular health across the lifespan. Our council promotes basic, clinical, epidemiological, and translational science related to nutrition, lipids, obesity, diabetes, physical activity, and behavior change.
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Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Awards and Lectures

  Message from the Chair
Read a message from the Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Council Committee Chair.

Awards, Lectures & Scholarships
Acknowledges significant achievements in cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Fellowship provides a means to recognize council members for outstanding contributions to the field and service to the American Heart Association (AHA).
Circulation presents peer-reviewed reports on clinical and laboratory research relevant to cardiovascular disease. Editorial features include the following: Contemporary Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine, Basic Science for Clinicians, Controversies in Cardiovascular Medicine, Clinician Update, Cardiovascular Case Series, Original Articles, Editorial Reviews, and the latest clinical guidelines.
Council Committees

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Early Career
The Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.

Additional Resources
Find out more about the Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Council.
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• Save on AHA/ASA Scientific Sessions.
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• Apply for research funding and not pay a fee
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The purpose of the American Heart Association's Early Career and Mentoring programs is to encourage and assist promising students and junior faculty as they seek to embark upon and establish successful careers in science.

Discover the many opportunities that AHA offers by visiting Early Career Development & Resources. Opportunities include networking, grant funding, travel grants, awards and more.

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