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14:00 Welcome and introduction

Albert Hofman, MD, PhD

Stephen B. Kay Family Professor of Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology

Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

 

14:05 Blood pressure and cardiovascular risk: a population-based perspective

Rory Collins, FRS, FMedSci

British Heart Foundation Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Head of Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

Principal Investigator and Chief Executive, UK Biobank

 

14:30 Prevalence and determinants of hypertension control among almost 100,000 treated adults in the UK Biobank 

Neo Tapela, MD, PhD

Senior Research Fellow, Translational Epidemiology Unit,

Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

 

14:40 Discussion

 

14:45 Sodium and cardiovascular disease: State of the science

Nancy R. Cook, ScD

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Senior Biostatistician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 

15:10 Sodium intake and cardiovascular risk: a pooled analysis of six cohort studies

Yuan Ma, PhD

Research Associate

Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

 

15:20 Discussion

15:30 End