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.
New ASH-ISH Hypertension Guidelines Offer Practical, Clinical Information for Doctor and Patient Around the Globe
The ASH-ISH guidelines have been written to provide a straightforward approach to managing hypertension in the community, for practitioners in low and middle-income countries as well as developed countries.
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We would like to share a selection of photos of the recent 3rd ISH New Investigators' Symposium with membership. This was a fabulous day showcasing the work of our future leaders; scientists and clinicians in training from around the world.
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Dylan Burger (Media Working Group Lead, ISH New Investigator Committee) was pleased to interview several award winners and participants of the recent New Orleans symposium. View the link below to find out more about new investigators such as Karla Haack, Krupa Savalia and Richard Wainford.
Read More 19/09/2013
Congratulations to all ISH New Investigator Committee award winners and thanks to all those who joined us at the 3rd ISH New Investigators' Symposium last week in New Orleans. Read on for a short report of this event, a list of the award winners, to view photos and the programme.
Read More 16/09/2013
The September 2013 issue of Hypertension News can now be viewed. Read an article about the ISH President- Elect, Rhian Touyz, and more.
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Congratulations to Sonja Nikolic - ISH New Investigator of the Month for September
Read More 03/09/2013