Hypertension is the major contributor to the global burden of disease. Completion of this proposed cluster randomized trial will provide compelling, robust evidence on the effects of a multicomponent intervention aimed at reducing blood pressure levels in a high-risk, vulnerable population in Puno, Peru.
This proposal promotes intergenerational cardiovascular health of women and children in the high burden St. Louis, Missouri metro region, by rigorously testing HEALTH (Healthy Eating Active Living Taught at Home). This intervention is delivered through the Parents as Teachers evidence-based home visiting model in partnership with the study team at Washington University in St. Louis.
PRIDE proposes to build upon our current successful summer institute program and to significantly enhance it based on our experiences with and lessons learned from our SIPID/PRIDE programs. The overarching goal of our enhanced program is to provide creative and highly relevant educational activities with primary focus on research experiences and mentoring activities for enhancing diversity of the biomedical research workforce.
Chronic non-communicable cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD co-morbid conditions are responsible for high morbidity and mortality in Peru. This D43 training program, will develop a comprehensive research training program with the objective of preparing the next generation of Peruvian researchers to conduct high-quality, independent research on chronic CVD across the lifespan in Peru.