International Society of Hypertension – Bulletin – July 2017

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July 2017
 International Society of Hypertension – Bulletin – July 2017
13th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension (APCH) Meeting, 6-8 October 2017, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
ISH New Investigator Symposium,
6 October 2017, Singapore

To bring together future leaders of hypertension research, the ISH will be hosting a New Investigator Programme on the morning of 6th October (from 09:00-13:00 hrs) at the time of the APCH 2017 Meeting.


Please email the ISH Secretariat if you would be interested in attending this event. Email:

Inaugural Mentorship Scholar Award – Winners

In 2016, the Society advertised a new type of award to support hypertension research in low/middle income countries. We are delighted to announce that ISH funding has been awarded to projects in Mongolia, Nigeria and Sudan.


Read more >>>

Our Fellows Work
Our Fellows Work is a new initiative created by the ISH New Investigator Committee. The aim is to increase the visibility of the scientific work of new investigators and trainees and to promote collaborative projects across the globe.
View the ISH website and Society YouTube Channel to find out more about papers presented to date.
4th ISH Mentorship and Networking Event, 17 June 2017, Milan

Our last Mentorship and Networking event was truly international with over 80 participants (distinguished guests, ISH council members, senior faculty and junior investigators) from 28 countries.


Read more / view event pictures  >>>

July New Investigator Spotlight Feature

Nitin Kumar


Nitin Kumar, PhD., Postdoctoral Fellow, Hypertension and Vascular Research Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA.


Read the full interview >>>

India Certificate Course in the Management of Hypertension

Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension (CCMH) is a joint certification programme designed and implemented by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the ISH, the British and Irish Hypertension Society (BIHS), and the Center for Chronic Disease Control (CDC).


Read more about the 2nd cycle of the course >>>

Women in Hypertension Spotlight features
The ISH Women in Hypertension Research Network has been established to encourage, support and inspire women in science and medicine in the field of hypertension and related cardiovascular diseases. It aims to allow new avenues for communication, collaboration and education.

ISH Hypertension News

If you haven’t yet had the time to read the June 2017 Society newsletter, I encourage you to do so now.


Click the links below.


I welcome your contributions and details of your forthcoming activities to include in future bulletins and on the Society website. 


With best wishes


Maciej Tomaszewski

ISH Secretary



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