It is almost 6 months since I assumed the Presidency of ISH and I am delighted to update you on the many activities that have taken place during this time. In the last newsletter you received my vision and goals for ISH. I would now like to share with you how these goals are being addressed and how we are progressing the vision of the Society.
Nadine is based at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and currently working on several clinical research projects pertaining to the transcatheter management of structural heart disease.
The December 2014 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include a report from the ISH President, Rhian Touyz, informing us about her first half year in office, updates from the New Investigator Committee and much more.
The 5th ISH New Investigator Symposium on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease was held in collaboration with the American Heart Association Hypertension Council in advance of their 2014 Scientific Sessions. Organized exclusively by members of the ISH New Investigator Network the half day symposium featured 14 oral presentations and over 60 posters from the best young scientists in the field of hypertension.
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.
ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) members were delighted to welcome senior ISH Faculty and rising stars of international hypertension research during the recent cocktail party at the Divani Hotel, Athens. Guests enjoyed food and the spectacular views of Athens during the launch of the new Mentorship Scheme and NIC logo.
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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