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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We are delighted that colleagues at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University have shared their World Hypertension Day (WHD) video with the ISH. Their WHD event took place in the amphitheater at the University.
Read More 27/05/2014
The Russian Antihypertensive League (a Non-governmental organization for hypertension management and prevention) has kindly shared a link to their World Hypertension Day activities.
Read More 23/05/2014
World Hypertension Day 2014 was marked by staff from the University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by holding an event in Costco Supermarket in Glasgow. Free blood pressure checks as well as cardiovascular heath advice was offered to shoppers by a team of doctors and nurses. Pictures follow from this successful event.
Read More 22/05/2014
For this year's World Hypertension Day ISH New Investigator Committee members produced a video entitled 'I Stand Against Hypertension'. We encourage you to watch this at the following link.
Read More 19/05/2014
We invite you to view videos produced for World Hypertension Day by the ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) and our colleagues at the Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART).
Read More 17/05/2014
The ISH New Investigator Committee has organised a “New Investigator Programme” for scientists and clinicians in training at the Hypertension Athens Meeting (13-16 June). As per our last three programmes, this will once again provide a forum for young scientists to present and discuss, make new friends, and build research networks.
Read More 08/05/2014
This month we would like to introduce you to Pilly Chillo from the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam - Tanzania.
Read More 01/05/2014