Abstracts and Awards

Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions

AHA Council on Hypertension | AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
American Society of Hypertension

September 6–9, 2018
Hyatt Regency Chicago | Chicago, Ill.

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2018 Early Career, Mid-Career, and Lifetime Achievement Awards and Lectures

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Awards sponsored by the Council on Hypertension:

  • Excellence Award for Hypertension Research, sponsored by Novartis
    This award honors excellence in research and discoveries in the field of hypertension as well as a researcher's contributions. The selection committee assesses the candidates' impact on their fields throughout their productive careers as well as any single discovery.
     
  • Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Lecture 
    The Corcoran Lecture is presented annually at the AHA Hypertension Scientific Sessions by a distinguished honoree from the field of hypertension.
     
  • Lewis K. Dahl Memorial Lecture 
    The Lewis K. Dahl Memorial Lecture was established in 1988 by the Council for High Blood Pressure Research (now known as the Council on Hypertension) in honor of Dr. Dahl’s pioneering work on the relations between salt, the kidney and hypertension, and for establishing a major genetically based experimental model of hypertension.
     
  • KCVD Donald Seldin Lecture 
    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.
     
  • Irvine Page & Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award 
    The Page-Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award is presented each year to an individual who has had a lifetime of outstanding achievements in the field of hypertension and has served as a role model through service, research and teaching. In general, the recipient of this award must have had a career spanning at least 25 years.
     
  • Harriet Dustan Award
    The Harriet Dustan Award recognizes female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension.
     
  • Mid-Career Award for Research Excellence
    This program recognizes a mid-career investigator active in hypertension or cardiovascular research. Candidates include PhDs and/or MDs who are still within 10 years after their first faculty appointment, as of the award application date.
     
  • Harry Goldblatt Award for New Investigators Sponsored by the Council on Hypertension
    This program recognizes a new independent investigator working in hypertension or cardiovascular research who has significantly contributed to our understanding of the causes of hypertension and related cardiovascular disease.
     
  • New Investigator Awards for Japanese Fellows
    This award will be presented to up to three qualified new investigators from Japan who will present abstracts at the AHA Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018.  
     
  • The Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension Award
    This award recognizes a qualified Hypertension Clinician for their dedication to the treatment and care of hypertensive patients. It was established to honor the memory of Dr. Marvin Moser, one of the leading figures in the field of hypertension, and the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Clinical Hypertension.

Awards that require abstract submission:

  • Hypertension New Investigator Travel Awards Sponsored by the Council on Hypertension
    This award encourages new investigators to undertake or continue hypertension research and to participate in AHA's annual Scientific Sessions conference in November. The award will be presented to up to 10 qualified new investigators selected to present abstracts at AHA's Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018.
     
  • Trainee Advocacy Committee New Investigator Travel Award Sponsored by the Council on Hypertension Trainee Advocacy Committee
    This travel grant will help defray travel costs for four deserving trainees (pre-doctoral and post-doctoral) who have been selected to present abstracts at AHA's Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018.
     
  • Kidney Council New Investigator Travel Award Sponsored by the Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
    The KCVD New Investigator Travel Award will be presented to up to 10 outstanding new investigators who have abstracts selected for presentation at AHA's Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018. 
     
  • AFHRE Travel Award for Patient-Oriented or Clinical Research in Hypertension Supported by the American Foundation for Hypertension Research and Education
    This award encourages physician scientists and other investigators (PharmD, PhD, DO, etc) to undertake or continue mechanistic patient-oriented or clinical hypertension research and to participate in the conference.
     
  • Stephanie Watts Career Development Award Sponsored by the Council on Hypertension’s Trainee Advocacy Committee and Data Sciences International (DSI)
    This award offers support to transitioning and late-stage postdoctoral fellows or junior faculty. It is named for Dr. Stephanie Watts, a long-timer member of the Council on Hypertension, whose work led to the creation of the Council on Hypertension Trainee Advocacy Committee. 

2017 Award Winners