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Developing an Action Plan for Patient Radiation
Safety in Adult Cardiovascular Medicine

Proceedings From the Duke University Clinical  Research Institute/
American College of Cardiology  Foundation/ American Heart
Association Think Tank Held on February 28, 2011

Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Mar 22, 2012 2:17 PM CDT

Status of CV Health in the U.S.: Defining the Importance of the AHA 2020 Goal

  • Less than 1 percent of the U.S. population has ideal cardiovascular health, according to the AHA’s definition of cardiovascular health.
  • Investigating trends in various populations can provide insights on how to promote improvement in specific groups.
  • Targeted efforts will be required at multiple levels within the community and healthcare environments to move the population towards more ideal cardiovascular health.
Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Mar 20, 2012 9:54 AM CDT
Novel Biomarkers/Environmental Agents (1:30 p.m. PST)

epinpam12_pslides_triant-13Increased Incidence of Ischemic Stroke in HIV-Infected Women in a Clinical Care Cohort 
Virginia A. Triant, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Presentation slides

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Mar 17, 2012 9:30 AM CDT
Traditional Risk Factors

epinpam12_pslides_kirwa-9Residential Proximity to Major Roadways is Associated with Increased Risk of Hypertension among Post-Menopausal Women: Results from the San Diego Cohort of the Women’s Health Initiative 
Kipruto Kirwa, Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Presentation slides

Genetics Epidemiology/Drug Safety

epinpam12_poster_levitanCardioprotective Medication Use Among People with Unrecognized Myocardial Infarction: The REasons for Racial And Geographic Differences in Stroke Study 
Emily B. Levitan, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.
Presentation slides

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Mar 16, 2012 12:46 PM CDT
CVD Prevention Through the Lifespan / Technology / Hot off the Press

epinpam12_pslides_ice-19Examination of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Rurality in Appalachian Children using Surveillance, Clustered Statistical Design and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities 

Christa Ice, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.V.
Presentation slides

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Mar 16, 2012 9:32 AM CDT
epinpam12_pslides_leeResistance Exercise and Incident Metabolic Syndrome in Men 
Duck-chul Lee, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.
Presentation slides

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Mar 14, 2012 8:00 PM CDT
Physical Activity/Fitness

epinpam12_poster_chomistekRelationship of sedentary behavior and physical inactivity to incident coronary Heart disease: Results from the women’s health initiative 
Andrea K. Chomistek, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston
Presentation slides


epinpam12_pslides_patel-6An Environment-wide Association Study Identifies Novice and replicated Nutrients and Pollutants Association with Serum Lipid Levels
Chirag J. Patel, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
Presentation slides
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Mar 14, 2012 7:56 PM CDT
epinpam12_pslides_unger-[Compatibility-Mode]-9The Association of Neighborhood Characteristics and Ideal CV Health in the MESA Study 
Erin D. Unger, Northwestern University, Chicago
Presentation slides

epinpam12_pslides_powell-need-to-secure-11Change in CV Risk Factors Associated with Wt. Gain in the Dallas Heart Study 
Tiffany M. Powell, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Presentation slides

Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Mar 14, 2012 11:20 AM CDT
Tues., March 13, 2012 - 4:00 p.m. PST

Glycated Hemoglobin and Risk of Incident Hypertension in the 
Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study

Julie K. Bower, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md.
Poster presentation  |  Summary slides
Posted by Alyson PON Editor on Mar 14, 2012 9:36 AM CDT
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