Council on Hypertension

Message from the Chair

Joey Granger, Ph.D, FAHAThe 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. Read Dr. Granger's full message

Joey Granger, Ph.D, FAHA
Chair, Council on Hypertension

Upcoming Events

The Argentinian Society of Hypertension [Sociedad Argentina de Hipertension Arterial (SAHA)] will be conducting their XXIV ANNUAL NATIONAL MEETING in the city of Mendoza, Argentina, April 20-24, 2017.

The meeting will be held jointly with the XXI SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS of the Inter American Society of Hypertension (IASH).

You can find more information on the conference here.

Funding Opportunities

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



Hypertension is one of 12 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

Trainee Advocacy

The Council on Hypertension fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.

Council on Hypertension Advisory and Mentoring Program (CHAMP)

Science NewsView All

ISC17 Science News: Hypertension and Nephrology Related Science
02/22/2017 | Hypertension and Nephrology Related Science data summaries, interviews and a closer look at featured late-breaking clinical trial and ora...
JAHA Featured Articles - February 2017
02/07/2017 | Two new featured articles with editorials for February 2017 from JAHA.

International Stroke Conference 2017

Nursing Symposium: Feb. 21, 2017
Pre-Con Symposia: Feb. 21, 2017
Sessions: Feb. 22-24, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

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Scientific Sessions 2017

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 11-15
Exhibits: Nov. 12-14
ReSuscitation Science Symposium: Nov. 11-12
Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Symposium: Nov. 14-15

Anaheim, California

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