NHLBI Population Studies Workshop

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Population Studies Workshop
The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) and Strong Heart Study (SHS) will be featured in this workshop supported by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  The JHS is a  longitudinal study of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in African Americans in Jackson, Mississippi.  The SHS is a longitudinal, multicenter study of cardiovascular disease and CVD risk factors in three geographically diverse groups of American Indians in Arizona, Oklahoma, and the Dakotas.
The workshop will highlight unexplored research areas within these studies and promote increased use of collected data. 
6:00 p.m. July 28 – Noon, July 31, 2013
Application due: April 1, 2013
Workshop Objectives
  • To learn how to access / utilize data available from the Jackson Heart and Strong Heart studies.
  • To develop and present a manuscript proposal using data from one or both of the studies.
  • To provide opportunities to collaborate with other investigators.
  • Early-career level investigators with previous research experience are invited to attend including K-awardees, junior faculty, new investigators, post doctoral fellows.
  • Other interested investigators with research experience.

  • NHLBI staff, senior investigators, and data analysis staff from the Jackson Heart Study and Strong Heart Study.
Location and Cost
  • Workshop will be held at Natcher Conference Center on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • No registration fee.
  • Attendees are responsible for their own travel, lodging, and food costs.
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