Meeting

Meeting 4: Committee on Public Health Priorities to Reduce and Control Hypertension in the U.S. Population


When: April 9, 2009 (1:00 PM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Diseases, Public Health
Activity: Public Health Priorities to Reduce and Control Hypertension in the U.S. Population
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

12:55 Call to Order
Welcome and introduction of committee and staff
David Fleming, Chair

1:00 Lessons Learned from the National High Blood Pressure Education Program
Ed Roccella, PhD, MPH, retired Program Coordinator, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health

Discussion

1:45 Hypertension Detection and Follow Up Program and ALLHAT
Barry R. Davis, MD, PhD, Director of the Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials,
University of Texas School of Public Health

2:15 Discussion

2:45 Break

3:00 CDC Hypertension Program and Budget
Kathryn M. Gallagher, Associate Director for Strategic Planning, Partnerships and External Relations,
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, CDC

Michael Schooley, Chief, Applied Research and Evaluation Branch
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, CDC

3:45 Discussion of Data from CDC NHANES Analysis
Yuling Hong, MD, PhD, Associate Director for Science,
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, CDC

4 :45 Adjourn Open Session

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