Professor Neil R. Poulter was made President-Elect of the ISH at the recent Council meeting in Milan. He will be President from September 2016 to October 2018. Neil Poulter is the current chairman of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London, UK and the Co-Director of the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit.
Read an interview with Tomas Amuchastegui who has spent the last two years working on quality improvement projects in the Echo Lab at Yale New Haven Hospital for the appropriate use of Transesophageal Echocardiography by internists, recently focused on Infective Endocarditis.
Over 80 new investigators and senior ISH Faculty members from 26 countries mingled with colleagues and enjoyed the spectacular views of the Milan cathedral during the ISH New Investigator Committee Networking and Mentorship event on 13 June in Milan.
The June 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include (1) an update from the President (2) a focus on the Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi by Dorairaj Prabhakaran (3) Four Hot off the Press contributions (4) A report on World Hypertension Day (5) a contribution on Air Pollution and Vascular Health and much more.
We would like to applaud all those who have carried out local initiatives to mark World Hypertension Day (17 May 2015) and thank those organisations (listed below) who have sent us reports and videos of their World Hypertension Day activities to share with colleagues around the world.
The ISH New Investigator Network recently created a platform on LinkedIn for young professionals in hypertension research to connect, find researchers in similar fields of interest and to establish exciting new collaborations and research ideas.
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Report on World Health Day - 2013 by Prof. dr. Vjekoslav Gerc, President of Working Group on Arterial Hypertension, Bosnia and Herzegovina
As the president of the Working Group on Arterial Hypertension – Bosnia and Herzegovina, I was initiator of a few manifestations in some towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the occasion of World Health Day – April 7th, which is dedicated to hypertension. Colleagues from Sarajevo and Mostar were very active during World Health Day.
Read More 08/05/2013
Congratulations to César A. Romero (Córdoba, Argentina) our New Investigator of the Month for May!
Read More 06/05/2013
The Argentine Society of Hypertension held its 20th Congress in the city of Rosario from 18th to 20th April under the slogan "Hypertension: beyond the numbers, a global vision". The Organizing Committee was chaired by Dr. Diego Nannini, while the Scientific Committee was led by Dr. Fernando Filippini. Sincere thanks to these committee members for giving the ISH the opportunity, via Dr. Cesar Romero, to promote the New Investigator Network in their region.
Read More 05/05/2013
In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of day-to-day choices in the maintenance of a healthy blood pressure the ISH New Investigator Network is compiling a short video message with various members describing what efforts they take to control their blood pressure. The video is expected to be incorporated into the ISH content to be accessed by membership and the public alike. In order for this video to be successful WE NEED YOUR HELP.
Read More 03/05/2013