Project Manager, May Measurement Month - Applications are invited by the deadline of 12 December 2016
We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to support this exciting project - May Measurement Month. The post holder will undertake the day to day management and implementation of the MMM campaign. The role is based in Greater London, UK.
We are delighted to share with you this bumper issue of ISH Hypertension News.
In September, more than 3500 delegates met at the ISH Scientific Meeting to discuss high blood pressure, its risks, and prevention during almost a week, where we received a very warm welcome and fantastic hospitality by Professors Kim, Kim, and Kim and their many co-workers. I invite you to read the new investigators’ reports from the meeting on pages 22-26.
This year, ISH celebrated its 50th anniversary and it was time for our Society to change President and part of the Scientific Council. Neil Poulter (London, UK) took over from Touyz (Glasgow, UK) as President and you will find their addresses on pages 3-4 and 6, respectively. The Council members (elected for 2016-20) are additionally presented on page 5, with their fields of interest.
Further fantastic newsletter contributions are detailed below.
Join us in congratulating Juan Medina Briceno, ISH New Investigator of the month, who has a BSc. Honours degree with a focus in Bio-Medical Sciences from the University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada.
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.
Read an interview with Cam McCarthy, Graduate Research Assistant and Ph.D. candidate,
Department of Physiology, Georgia Regents University, USA.
Read More 31/10/2014
View interviews with 6 of the award winners at the September ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco: Urmi Basu, Hana Itani, Trevor Hardigan, Cam McCarthy, Shyamala Thirunavukkarusu and Ashley Wagoner.
Read More 22/10/2014
This 'Council's Corner - Hypertension Issues; A personal view' contribution comes from Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester, Leicester, UK and Chair of the ISH New Investigator Committee). It is entitled - Resistant hypertension and non-adherence to antihypertensive treatment.
Read More 21/10/2014
I am delighted to begin my tenure as President of ISH and am looking forward to working with the leadership in taking our Society forward over the next two years.
Read More 10/10/2014
The World Hypertension League (WHL) has created a Resource Centre within their website. This includes videos and PowerPoint presentations. A PowerPoint was recently developed on a current WHL opinion paper titled "Prevention and Control of Hypertension: Developing a Global Agenda".
Read More 02/10/2014
We invite you to read an interview with Muhammad Oneeb Rehman Mian - ISH NIC Media Working Group member based at the Hypertension and Vascular Research Unit, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
Read More 01/10/2014
For those of you who read the ISH newsletter and who have participated in ISH activities, you will know Lars as the mastermind behind many successful ISH-related initiatives, as Past-President and as the Editor of the fantastic ISH newsletter. What you may not be aware of, is that Lars has had many successes and has contributed to many programmes and causes beyond ISH.
Read More 22/09/2014
On 17th May 2014 the 10th World Hypertension Day, promoted by the World Hypertension League, was celebrated in Italy.
'Know Your Blood pressure' was the motto of the day and the central theme of the event as suggested from WHL.
Read More 17/09/2014
I really valued the experience of the ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco as it gave me a forum in which to present my research and be critically evaluated by experts in the hypertension field.
Read More 12/09/2014
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.
Read More 11/09/2014