Mid-year Membership Meeting

Tomorrow - May 17th from 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT

Join the National Forum  via WebEx for its Mid-year Member Meeting on World Hypertension Day (WHD)

The theme for WHD is Know Your Numbers, with a goal of increasing high blood pressure awareness in all populations around the world.

Presentations include:
• Gaps in Heart Disease Mortality,
• A mayor’s work in Creating a Culture of Health,
• Actions to improve blood pressure control, and
• National Forum member updates.







John Clymer, Executive Director, National Forum

World Hypertension League
Daniel Lackland, M.D., Ph.D.

New Report on Gaps in Heart Disease Mortality over the Past 15 Years
Stephen Sidney, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Research Clinics, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research

Creating a Culture of Health in the City of West Chicago
Mayor Ruben Pineda, West Chicago

ABCS and Using Data to Improve CV Health Outcomes
Mary Arenberg, M.D., Plymouth Family Physicians

Team Based Care Approach to Hypertension
Jennifer Casey, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Lorain County Health and Dentistry

Member Organization Speakers:
American Heart Association
Heather Alger, Ph.D., Director of Risk Factors Programs, Health Initiatives
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Betsy L. Thompson, M.D., M.S.P.H., Dr.P.H., CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service, Director, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Question and Answer
John Clymer

National Forum 16th Annual Meeting
Julie Harvill, M.P.A., M.P.H., Operations Director, National Forum

John Clymer