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Cardiovascular health research, training, and capacity building for the eradication of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in our lifetime: the inaugural Bongani Mayosi Memorial Lecture.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Lancet Glob Health 2020 Aug;8(8):e1098-e1100

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30297-7DOI Listing
August 2020

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Strategic Vision Implementation for Health Equity Research.

Ethn Dis 2019 21;29(Suppl 1):57-64. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.S1.57DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428185PMC
July 2020

Global, Regional, National, and Subnational Big Data to Inform Health Equity Research: Perspectives from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Ethn Dis 2019 21;29(Suppl 1):159-172. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington and the Department of Health Metrics Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.S1.159DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428171PMC
June 2020

Leveraging Implementation Science to Address Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine: Examples from the Field.

Ethn Dis 2019 21;29(Suppl 1):187-192. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.S1.187DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428174PMC
June 2020

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute cardiovascular clinical trial perspective.

Am Heart J 2020 06 26;224:25-34. Epub 2020 Feb 26.

Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, NHLBI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.02.014DOI Listing
June 2020

Global, Regional, and National Burden of Calcific Aortic Valve and Degenerative Mitral Valve Diseases, 1990-2017.

Circulation 2020 May 29;141(21):1670-1680. Epub 2020 Mar 29.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (S.Y., C.O.J., C.M.B., S.I.H., A.H.M., M.R.N., G.A.R.), University of Washington, Seattle.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.043391DOI Listing
May 2020

Nutrition Disparities and Cardiovascular Health.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2020 May 21;22(4):15. Epub 2020 May 21.

Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, NHLBI, NIH, 6710 Rockledge Drive, Suite 10115, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11883-020-0833-3DOI Listing
May 2020

Socioeconomic Status and Heart Health-Time to Tackle the Gradient.

Authors:
George A Mensah

JAMA Cardiol 2020 May 27. Epub 2020 May 27.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2020.1471DOI Listing
May 2020

Reducing the Clinical and Public Health Burden of Familial Hypercholesterolemia: A Global Call to Action.

JAMA Cardiol 2020 Jan 2. Epub 2020 Jan 2.

Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation, Pasadena, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.5173DOI Listing
January 2020

Commentary: De-implementation Science: A Virtuous Cycle of Ceasing and Desisting Low-Value Care Before Implementing New High Value Care.

Ethn Dis 2017 7;27(4):463-468. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.27.4.463DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5720957PMC
December 2019

Genomic Medicine Year in Review: 2019.

Am J Hum Genet 2019 12 5;105(6):1072-1075. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.11.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7202138PMC
December 2019

Black-White Disparities: More Than Just Race.

Authors:
George A Mensah

J Am Heart Assoc 2019 11 8;8(22):e014272. Epub 2019 Nov 8.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Institutes of Health Bethesda MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.014272DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6915285PMC
November 2019

The Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors: 2020 and Beyond.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 11;74(20):2529-2532

The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.10.009DOI Listing
November 2019

Therapeutic Inertia in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Time to Move the Bar.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 10;74(13):1728-1731

Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research & Development Center for Innovations, Houston, Texas; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.014DOI Listing
October 2019

Commentary: Hypertension Phenotypes: The Many Faces of a Silent Killer.

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George A Mensah

Ethn Dis 2019 17;29(4):545-548. Epub 2019 Oct 17.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.4.545DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6802171PMC
October 2019

Black and Minority Health 2019: More Progress Is Needed.

Authors:
George A Mensah

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 09;74(9):1264-1268

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.07.007DOI Listing
September 2019

Pharmacogenomics.

Lancet 2019 08 5;394(10197):521-532. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA; Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31276-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6707519PMC
August 2019

Genomic medicine for undiagnosed diseases.

Lancet 2019 Aug 5;394(10197):533-540. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31274-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6709871PMC
August 2019

Building evidence and measuring clinical outcomes for genomic medicine.

Lancet 2019 Aug 5;394(10198):604-610. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

Genomic Medicine Institute, Geisinger, Danville, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)31278-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6730663PMC
August 2019

Perspective: Late-Stage (T4) Translation Research and Implementation Science: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Strategic Vision.

Ethn Dis 2017 7;27(4):367-370. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS); National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.27.4.367DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5720945PMC
July 2019

Beyond Public Health Genomics: Can Big Data and Predictive Analytics Deliver Precision Public Health?

Public Health Genomics 2018 17;21(5-6):244-250. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000501465DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6687519PMC
July 2019

Perspective: The Clinical Use of Polygenic Risk Scores: Race, Ethnicity, and Health Disparities.

Ethn Dis 2019 18;29(3):513-516. Epub 2019 Jul 18.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.3.513DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6645721PMC
July 2019

Stakeholder Engagement in Late-Stage Translation Research and Implementation Science: Perspectives From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Glob Heart 2019 06;14(2):191-194

Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education, and Communications, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2019.06.005DOI Listing
June 2019

Predictive Analytics: Helping Guide the Implementation Research Agenda at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Glob Heart 2019 03;14(1):75-79

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2019.02.003DOI Listing
March 2019

Foreword: Strategic Partnerships to Advance Health Equity.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Ethn Dis 2019 21;29(Suppl 1):53-56. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health; Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.29.S1.53DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6428168PMC
February 2019

Training in Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention: A 50-Year Journey From Makarska to Goa.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2018 12;13(4):355-362

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2018.09.526DOI Listing
December 2018

Heart Failure in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: Rising Burden, Diverse Etiology, and High Mortality.

Authors:
George A Mensah

J Card Fail 2018 12;24(12):833-834

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.11.011DOI Listing
December 2018

Global, Regional, and Country-Specific Lifetime Risks of Stroke, 1990 and 2016.

Authors:
Valery L Feigin Grant Nguyen Kelly Cercy Catherine O Johnson Tahiya Alam Priyakumari G Parmar Amanuel A Abajobir Kalkidan H Abate Foad Abd-Allah Ayenew N Abejie Gebre Y Abyu Zanfina Ademi Gina Agarwal Muktar B Ahmed Rufus O Akinyemi Rajaa Al-Raddadi Leopold N Aminde Catherine Amlie-Lefond Hossein Ansari Hamid Asayesh Solomon W Asgedom Tesfay M Atey Henok T Ayele Maciej Banach Amitava Banerjee Aleksandra Barac Suzanne L Barker-Collo Till Bärnighausen Lars Barregard Sanjay Basu Neeraj Bedi Masoud Behzadifar Yannick Béjot Derrick A Bennett Isabela M Bensenor Derbew F Berhe Dube J Boneya Michael Brainin Ismael R Campos-Nonato Valeria Caso Carlos A Castañeda-Orjuela Jacquelin C Rivas Ferrán Catalá-López Hanne Christensen Michael H Criqui Albertino Damasceno Lalit Dandona Rakhi Dandona Kairat Davletov Barbora de Courten Gabrielle deVeber Klara Dokova Dumessa Edessa Matthias Endres Emerito J A Faraon Maryam S Farvid Florian Fischer Kyle Foreman Mohammad H Forouzanfar Seana L Gall Tsegaye T Gebrehiwot Johanna M Geleijnse Richard F Gillum Maurice Giroud Alessandra C Goulart Rahul Gupta Rajeev Gupta Vladimir Hachinski Randah R Hamadeh Graeme J Hankey Habtamu A Hareri Rasmus Havmoeller Simon I Hay Mohamed I Hegazy Desalegn T Hibstu Spencer L James Panniyammakal Jeemon Denny John Jost B Jonas Jacek Jóźwiak Rizwan Kalani Amit Kandel Amir Kasaeian Andre P Kengne Yousef S Khader Abdur R Khan Young-Ho Khang Jagdish Khubchandani Daniel Kim Yun J Kim Mika Kivimaki Yoshihiro Kokubo Dhaval Kolte Jacek A Kopec Soewarta Kosen Michael Kravchenko Rita Krishnamurthi G Anil Kumar Alessandra Lafranconi Pablo M Lavados Yirga Legesse Yongmei Li Xiaofeng Liang Warren D Lo Stefan Lorkowski Paulo A Lotufo Clement T Loy Mark T Mackay Hassan Magdy Abd El Razek Mahdi Mahdavi Azeem Majeed Reza Malekzadeh Deborah C Malta Abdullah A Mamun Lorenzo G Mantovani Sheila C O Martins Kedar K Mate Mohsen Mazidi Suresh Mehata Toni Meier Yohannes A Melaku Walter Mendoza George A Mensah Atte Meretoja Haftay B Mezgebe Tomasz Miazgowski Ted R Miller Norlinah M Ibrahim Shafiu Mohammed Ali H Mokdad Mahmood Moosazadeh Andrew E Moran Kamarul I Musa Ruxandra I Negoi Minh Nguyen Quyen L Nguyen Trang H Nguyen Tung T Tran Thanh T Nguyen Dina Nur Anggraini Ningrum Bo Norrving Jean J Noubiap Martin J O’Donnell Andrew T Olagunju Oyere K Onuma Mayowa O Owolabi Mahboubeh Parsaeian George C Patton Michael Piradov Martin A Pletcher Farshad Pourmalek V Prakash Mostafa Qorbani Mahfuzar Rahman Muhammad A Rahman Rajesh K Rai Annemarei Ranta David Rawaf Salman Rawaf Andre MN Renzaho Stephen R Robinson Ramesh Sahathevan Amirhossein Sahebkar Joshua A Salomon Paola Santalucia Itamar S Santos Benn Sartorius Aletta E Schutte Sadaf G Sepanlou Azadeh Shafieesabet Masood A Shaikh Morteza Shamsizadeh Kevin N Sheth Mekonnen Sisay Min-Jeong Shin Ivy Shiue Diego A S Silva Eugene Sobngwi Michael Soljak Reed J D Sorensen Luciano A Sposato Saverio Stranges Rizwan A Suliankatchi Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos David Tanne Cuong Tat Nguyen J S Thakur Amanda G Thrift David L Tirschwell Roman Topor-Madry Bach X Tran Luong T Nguyen Thomas Truelsen Nikolaos Tsilimparis Stefanos Tyrovolas Kingsley N Ukwaja Olalekan A Uthman Yuri Varakin Tommi Vasankari Narayanaswamy Venketasubramanian Vasiliy V Vlassov Wenzhi Wang Andrea Werdecker Charles D A Wolfe Gelin Xu Yuichiro Yano Naohiro Yonemoto Chuanhua Yu Zoubida Zaidi Maysaa El Sayed Zaki Maigeng Zhou Boback Ziaeian Ben Zipkin Theo Vos Mohsen Naghavi Christopher J L Murray Gregory A Roth

N Engl J Med 2018 12;379(25):2429-2437

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1804492DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6247346PMC
December 2018

Cardiovascular Diseases in African Americans: Fostering Community Partnerships to Stem the Tide.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Am J Kidney Dis 2018 11;72(5 Suppl 1):S37-S42

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2018.06.026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6200348PMC
November 2018

In Memoriam: Professor Bongani Mayosi, 1967 to 2018.

Authors:
George A Mensah

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 11;72(21):2671-2673

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.10.009DOI Listing
November 2018

Translational science matters: forging partnerships between biomedical and behavioral science to advance the public's health.

Transl Behav Med 2018 09;8(5):808-814

Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tbm/ibx023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6454531PMC
September 2018

Generating evidence to inform an update of asthma clinical practice guidelines: Perspectives from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018 09 21;142(3):744-748. Epub 2018 Jul 21.

Office of the Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2018.07.004DOI Listing
September 2018

Global Atlas of Cardiovascular Disease 2000-2016: The Path to Prevention and Control.

Glob Heart 2018 09 6;13(3):143-163. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2018.09.511DOI Listing
September 2018

Blood Pressure Control-Much Has Been Achieved, Much Remains to Be Done.

JAMA Cardiol 2018 07;3(7):555-556

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2018.1259DOI Listing
July 2018

Editorial: Health and Health Care Disparities in Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases - Learning from One to Improve the Other.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Ethn Dis Summer 2018;28(3):133-134. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18865/ed.28.3.133DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051507PMC
July 2018

Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Strategic Approach to Develop a Global Implementation Research Workforce.

Glob Heart 2018 06 30;13(2):131-137. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2018.05.001DOI Listing
June 2018

The Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases Among US States, 1990-2016.

Authors:
Gregory A Roth Catherine O Johnson Kalkidan Hassen Abate Foad Abd-Allah Muktar Ahmed Khurshid Alam Tahiya Alam Nelson Alvis-Guzman Hossein Ansari Johan Ärnlöv Tesfay Mehari Atey Ashish Awasthi Tadesse Awoke Aleksandra Barac Till Bärnighausen Neeraj Bedi Derrick Bennett Isabela Bensenor Sibhatu Biadgilign Carlos Castañeda-Orjuela Ferrán Catalá-López Kairat Davletov Samath Dharmaratne Eric L Ding Manisha Dubey Emerito Jose Aquino Faraon Talha Farid Maryam S Farvid Valery Feigin João Fernandes Joseph Frostad Alemseged Gebru Johanna M Geleijnse Philimon Nyakauru Gona Max Griswold Gessessew Bugssa Hailu Graeme J Hankey Hamid Yimam Hassen Rasmus Havmoeller Simon Hay Susan R Heckbert Caleb Mackay Salpeter Irvine Spencer Lewis James Dube Jara Amir Kasaeian Abdur Rahman Khan Sahil Khera Abdullah T Khoja Jagdish Khubchandani Daniel Kim Dhaval Kolte Dharmesh Lal Anders Larsson Shai Linn Paulo A Lotufo Hassan Magdy Abd El Razek Mohsen Mazidi Toni Meier Walter Mendoza George A Mensah Atte Meretoja Haftay Berhane Mezgebe Erkin Mirrakhimov Shafiu Mohammed Andrew Edward Moran Grant Nguyen Minh Nguyen Kanyin Liane Ong Mayowa Owolabi Martin Pletcher Farshad Pourmalek Caroline A Purcell Mostafa Qorbani Mahfuzar Rahman Rajesh Kumar Rai Usha Ram Marissa Bettay Reitsma Andre M N Renzaho Maria Jesus Rios-Blancas Saeid Safiri Joshua A Salomon Benn Sartorius Sadaf Ghajarieh Sepanlou Masood Ali Shaikh Diego Silva Saverio Stranges Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos Niguse Tadele Atnafu J S Thakur Roman Topor-Madry Thomas Truelsen E Murat Tuzcu Stefanos Tyrovolas Kingsley Nnanna Ukwaja Tommi Vasankari Vasiliy Vlassov Stein Emil Vollset Tolassa Wakayo Robert Weintraub Charles Wolfe Abdulhalik Workicho Gelin Xu Simon Yadgir Yuichiro Yano Paul Yip Naohiro Yonemoto Mustafa Younis Chuanhua Yu Zoubida Zaidi Maysaa El Sayed Zaki Ben Zipkin Ashkan Afshin Emmanuela Gakidou Stephen S Lim Ali H Mokdad Mohsen Naghavi Theo Vos Christopher J L Murray

JAMA Cardiol 2018 05;3(5):375-389

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0385DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6145754PMC
May 2018

The Black-White Cardiovascular Health Disparity Is Narrowing, But Not for the Reason You Think.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Ann Intern Med 2018 04 20;168(8):590-591. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland (G.A.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/M18-0349DOI Listing
April 2018

The Journey From Research Discovery to Optimal Heart Health for All.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2018 Mar;13(1):61-64

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2018.02.001DOI Listing
March 2018

T4 Translational Moonshot: Making Cardiovascular Discoveries Work for Everyone.

Circ Res 2018 01;122(2):210-212

From the Department of Family Medicine, High Plains Research Network, Farley Health Policy Center, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora (J.M.W.); and Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland (G.A.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.117.312273DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5776752PMC
January 2018

Reducing Cardiovascular Disparities Through Community-Engaged Implementation Research: A National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop Report.

Circ Res 2018 01;122(2):213-230

From the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (G.A.M., L.N.P., M.C.G.P., B.J.N., R.A.R., M.M.E.); Loyola University Medical School, Department of Public Health Sciences, Chicago, IL (R.S.C.); University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville (A.M.S.-R.); Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (L.A.C.); Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Baltimore, MD (L.A.C.); Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology (Ce-PIM), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (J.D.S., C.H.B.); Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora (J.M.W.); Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (E.O.O.); Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD (S.A., C.R.N., N.R., M.L.A.-S., J.P.R., C.A.P., D.C.G.); University of Mississippi Medical Center, John D. Bower School of Population Health, Jackson (B.M.B.); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing (J.L.B.); Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, East Lansing (D.F.-H.); National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD (S.Y.G.); School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago (W.H.G., K.S.W.); Office of the Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (R.S.J., E.J.P.-S.); Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (T.T.L.); Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle (A.H.M.); Department of Neurology, University of Louisville, KY (K.D.M.); Department of Population Health, Center for Healthful Behavior Change, New York University School of Medicine, New York (J.E.R.); Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, Raleigh, NC (A.R.); UK Medical Center, University of Kentucky, Department of Medical Behavioral Science, Lexington (N.E.S.); Department of Medicine, Jackson Heart Study, University of Mississippi Medical Center (M.S.); Office of Health Equity, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, MD (G.K.S.); National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (A.E.S.); and Social and Health Research Center, San Antonio, TX (R.P.T.).

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January 2018

Availability, cost, and prescription patterns of antihypertensive medications in primary health care in China: a nationwide cross-sectional survey.

Lancet 2017 Dec 5;390(10112):2559-2568. Epub 2017 Nov 5.

National Clinical Research Center of Cardiovascular Diseases, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China. Electronic address:

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December 2017

The Burden of Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases in the United States, 1990 to 2016: Perspectives from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Glob Heart 2017 12;12(4):349-358

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Taking Action for Cardiovascular Health Around the Globe: World Heart Day 2017.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2017 Sep 29;12(3):259-263. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2017

Global, Regional, and National Burden of Rheumatic Heart Disease, 1990-2015.

N Engl J Med 2017 08;377(8):713-722

From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine (D.A.W.), the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Department of Global Health (C.O.J., M.H.F., M.N., A.H.M., C.J.L.M., T.V., G.A.R.), and the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine (G.A.R.), University of Washington, Seattle; the Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (D.A.W., B.M.M.); the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and the Centre for International Child Heath, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC (S.M.C., A.C.S.), and Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA (J.R.C.) - both in Australia; the Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (G.K.); Children's National Health System, Washington, DC (A.B., C.A.S.); Program in Global NCDs and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital - both in Boston (G.B.); the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland (C.T.L.); the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (G.A.M.); and the School of Medicine and Telehealth Center, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (B.R.N., A.L.P.R.).

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August 2017

Protocol for a nationwide survey of primary health care in China: the China PEACE (Patient-centered Evaluative Assessment of Cardiac Events) MPP (Million Persons Project) Primary Health Care Survey.

BMJ Open 2017 Aug 28;7(8):e016195. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

National Clinical Research Center of Cardiovascular Diseases, State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

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August 2017

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years.

Authors:
Ashkan Afshin Mohammad H Forouzanfar Marissa B Reitsma Patrick Sur Kara Estep Alex Lee Laurie Marczak Ali H Mokdad Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Mohsen Naghavi Joseph S Salama Theo Vos Kalkidan H Abate Cristiana Abbafati Muktar B Ahmed Ziyad Al-Aly Ala’a Alkerwi Rajaa Al-Raddadi Azmeraw T Amare Alemayehu Amberbir Adeladza K Amegah Erfan Amini Stephen M Amrock Ranjit M Anjana Johan Ärnlöv Hamid Asayesh Amitava Banerjee Aleksandra Barac Estifanos Baye Derrick A Bennett Addisu S Beyene Sibhatu Biadgilign Stan Biryukov Espen Bjertness Dube J Boneya Ismael Campos-Nonato Juan J Carrero Pedro Cecilio Kelly Cercy Liliana G Ciobanu Leslie Cornaby Solomon A Damtew Lalit Dandona Rakhi Dandona Samath D Dharmaratne Bruce B Duncan Babak Eshrati Alireza Esteghamati Valery L Feigin João C Fernandes Thomas Fürst Tsegaye T Gebrehiwot Audra Gold Philimon N Gona Atsushi Goto Tesfa D Habtewold Kokeb T Hadush Nima Hafezi-Nejad Simon I Hay Masako Horino Farhad Islami Ritul Kamal Amir Kasaeian Srinivasa V Katikireddi Andre P Kengne Chandrasekharan N Kesavachandran Yousef S Khader Young-Ho Khang Jagdish Khubchandani Daniel Kim Yun J Kim Yohannes Kinfu Soewarta Kosen Tiffany Ku Barthelemy Kuate Defo G Anil Kumar Heidi J Larson Mall Leinsalu Xiaofeng Liang Stephen S Lim Patrick Liu Alan D Lopez Rafael Lozano Azeem Majeed Reza Malekzadeh Deborah C Malta Mohsen Mazidi Colm McAlinden Stephen T McGarvey Desalegn T Mengistu George A Mensah Gert B M Mensink Haftay B Mezgebe Erkin M Mirrakhimov Ulrich O Mueller Jean J Noubiap Carla M Obermeyer Felix A Ogbo Mayowa O Owolabi George C Patton Farshad Pourmalek Mostafa Qorbani Anwar Rafay Rajesh K Rai Chhabi L Ranabhat Nikolas Reinig Saeid Safiri Joshua A Salomon Juan R Sanabria Itamar S Santos Benn Sartorius Monika Sawhney Josef Schmidhuber Aletta E Schutte Maria I Schmidt Sadaf G Sepanlou Moretza Shamsizadeh Sara Sheikhbahaei Min-Jeong Shin Rahman Shiri Ivy Shiue Hirbo S Roba Diego A S Silva Jonathan I Silverberg Jasvinder A Singh Saverio Stranges Soumya Swaminathan Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos Fentaw Tadese Bemnet A Tedla Balewgizie S Tegegne Abdullah S Terkawi J S Thakur Marcello Tonelli Roman Topor-Madry Stefanos Tyrovolas Kingsley N Ukwaja Olalekan A Uthman Masoud Vaezghasemi Tommi Vasankari Vasiliy V Vlassov Stein E Vollset Elisabete Weiderpass Andrea Werdecker Joshua Wesana Ronny Westerman Yuichiro Yano Naohiro Yonemoto Gerald Yonga Zoubida Zaidi Zerihun M Zenebe Ben Zipkin Christopher J L Murray

N Engl J Med 2017 07 12;377(1):13-27. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

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July 2017

Child and Adolescent Health From 1990 to 2015: Findings From the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors 2015 Study.

Authors:
Nicholas Kassebaum Hmwe Hmwe Kyu Leo Zoeckler Helen Elizabeth Olsen Katie Thomas Christine Pinho Zulfiqar A Bhutta Lalit Dandona Alize Ferrari Tsegaye Tewelde Ghiwot Simon I Hay Yohannes Kinfu Xiaofeng Liang Alan Lopez Deborah Carvalho Malta Ali H Mokdad Mohsen Naghavi George C Patton Joshua Salomon Benn Sartorius Roman Topor-Madry Stein Emil Vollset Andrea Werdecker Harvey A Whiteford Kalkidan Hasen Abate Kaja Abbas Solomon Abrha Damtew Muktar Beshir Ahmed Nadia Akseer Rajaa Al-Raddadi Mulubirhan Assefa Alemayohu Khalid Altirkawi Amanuel Alemu Abajobir Azmeraw T Amare Carl A T Antonio Johan Arnlov Al Artaman Hamid Asayesh Euripide Frinel G Arthur Avokpaho Ashish Awasthi Beatriz Paulina Ayala Quintanilla Umar Bacha Balem Demtsu Betsu Aleksandra Barac Till Winfried Bärnighausen Estifanos Baye Neeraj Bedi Isabela M Bensenor Adugnaw Berhane Eduardo Bernabe Oscar Alberto Bernal Addisu Shunu Beyene Sibhatu Biadgilign Boris Bikbov Cheryl Anne Boyce Alexandra Brazinova Gessessew Bugssa Hailu Austin Carter Carlos A Castañeda-Orjuela Ferrán Catalá-López Fiona J Charlson Abdulaal A Chitheer Jee-Young Jasmine Choi Liliana G Ciobanu John Crump Rakhi Dandona Robert P Dellavalle Amare Deribew Gabrielle deVeber Daniel Dicker Eric L Ding Manisha Dubey Amanuel Yesuf Endries Holly E Erskine Emerito Jose Aquino Faraon Andre Faro Farshad Farzadfar Joao C Fernandes Daniel Obadare Fijabi Christina Fitzmaurice Thomas D Fleming Luisa Sorio Flor Kyle J Foreman Richard C Franklin Maya S Fraser Joseph J Frostad Nancy Fullman Gebremedhin Berhe Gebregergs Alemseged Aregay Gebru Johanna M Geleijnse Katherine B Gibney Mahari Gidey Yihdego Ibrahim Abdelmageem Mohamed Ginawi Melkamu Dedefo Gishu Tessema Assefa Gizachew Elizabeth Glaser Audra L Gold Ellen Goldberg Philimon Gona Atsushi Goto Harish Chander Gugnani Guohong Jiang Rajeev Gupta Fisaha Haile Tesfay Graeme J Hankey Rasmus Havmoeller Martha Hijar Masako Horino H Dean Hosgood Guoqing Hu Kathryn H Jacobsen Mihajlo B Jakovljevic Sudha P Jayaraman Vivekanand Jha Tariku Jibat Catherine O Johnson Jost Jonas Amir Kasaeian Norito Kawakami Peter N Keiyoro Ibrahim Khalil Young-Ho Khang Jagdish Khubchandani Aliasghar A Ahmad Kiadaliri Christian Kieling Daniel Kim Niranjan Kissoon Luke D Knibbs Ai Koyanagi Kristopher J Krohn Barthelemy Kuate Defo Burcu Kucuk Bicer Rachel Kulikoff G Anil Kumar Dharmesh Kumar Lal Hilton Y Lam Heidi J Larson Anders Larsson Dennis Odai Laryea Janni Leung Stephen S Lim Loon-Tzian Lo Warren D Lo Katharine J Looker Paulo A Lotufo Hassan Magdy Abd El Razek Reza Malekzadeh Desalegn Markos Shifti Mohsen Mazidi Peter A Meaney Kidanu Gebremariam Meles Peter Memiah Walter Mendoza Mubarek Abera Mengistie Gebremichael Welday Mengistu George A Mensah Ted R Miller Charles Mock Alireza Mohammadi Shafiu Mohammed Lorenzo Monasta Ulrich Mueller Chie Nagata Aliya Naheed Grant Nguyen Quyen Le Nguyen Elaine Nsoesie In-Hwan Oh Anselm Okoro Jacob Olusegun Olusanya Bolajoko O Olusanya Alberto Ortiz Deepak Paudel David M Pereira Norberto Perico Max Petzold Michael Robert Phillips Guilherme V Polanczyk Farshad Pourmalek Mostafa Qorbani Anwar Rafay Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar Mahfuzar Rahman Rajesh Kumar Rai Usha Ram Zane Rankin Giuseppe Remuzzi Andre M N Renzaho Hirbo Shore Roba David Rojas-Rueda Luca Ronfani Rajesh Sagar Juan Ramon Sanabria Muktar Sano Kedir Mohammed Itamar S Santos Maheswar Satpathy Monika Sawhney Ben Schöttker David C Schwebel James G Scott Sadaf G Sepanlou Amira Shaheen Masood Ali Shaikh June She Rahman Shiri Ivy Shiue Inga Dora Sigfusdottir Jasvinder Singh Naris Silpakit Alison Smith Chandrashekhar Sreeramareddy Jeffrey D Stanaway Dan J Stein Caitlyn Steiner Muawiyyah Babale Sufiyan Soumya Swaminathan Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos Karen M Tabb Fentaw Tadese Mohammad Tavakkoli Bineyam Taye Stephanie Teeple Teketo Kassaw Tegegne Girma Temam Shifa Abdullah Sulieman Terkawi Bernadette Thomas Alan J Thomson Ruoyan Tobe-Gai Marcello Tonelli Bach Xuan Tran Christopher Troeger Kingsley N Ukwaja Olalekan Uthman Tommi Vasankari Narayanaswamy Venketasubramanian Vasiliy Victorovich Vlassov Elisabete Weiderpass Robert Weintraub Solomon Weldemariam Gebrehiwot Ronny Westerman Hywel C Williams Charles D A Wolfe Rachel Woodbrook Yuichiro Yano Naohiro Yonemoto Seok-Jun Yoon Mustafa Z Younis Chuanhua Yu Maysaa El Sayed Zaki Elias Asfaw Zegeye Liesl Joanna Zuhlke Christopher J L Murray Theo Vos

JAMA Pediatr 2017 06;171(6):573-592

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle.

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June 2017

Geography of Genetics and Genomics Research Funding in Africa.

Glob Heart 2017 06;12(2):173-176

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5659356PMC
June 2017

Hypertension in Blacks: Unanswered Questions and Future Directions for the JHS (Jackson Heart Study).

Hypertension 2017 05 20;69(5):761-769. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

From the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (P.M.); Department of Medicine, Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center, New York, NY (M.A., D.S.); Department of Medicine, Jackson Heart Study (A.C., D.W.J., M.S.), Department of Data Science (M.G.), and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research (J.E.H.), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson; Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (G.A.M.); Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY (T.M.S.); Department of Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell (K.L.T.); and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (L.J.A.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5472537PMC
May 2017

Use of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Data Repository.

N Engl J Med 2017 05 29;376(19):1849-1858. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

From the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (S.A.C.), the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (G.A.M.), and the Division of Blood Diseases and Resources (E.L.W.), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, and Information Management Services, Calverton (M.E.G., D.M.H., C.A.G.) - both in Maryland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5665376PMC
May 2017

Cardiovascular Mortality Differences-Place Matters.

JAMA 2017 05;317(19):1955-1957

Office of the Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.

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May 2017

Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease through population-wide motivational strategies: insights from using smartphones in stroke prevention.

BMJ Glob Health 2016 4;2(2):e000306. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5435273PMC
April 2017

RF and RHD Research.

Glob Heart 2017 Mar;12(1):63-65

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5448710PMC
March 2017

Global Burden of Stroke.

Circ Res 2017 Feb;120(3):439-448

From the Faculty of Health and Environmental Studies, National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand (V.L.F.); Department of Clinical Sciences, Neurology, Lund University, Sweden (B.N.); and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (G.A.M.).

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February 2017

Global Burden of Hypertension and Systolic Blood Pressure of at Least 110 to 115 mm Hg, 1990-2015.

JAMA 2017 01;317(2):165-182

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle.

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January 2017

Decline in Cardiovascular Mortality: Possible Causes and Implications.

Circ Res 2017 Jan;120(2):366-380

From the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS) (G.A.M., M.M.E.) and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (G.S.W., P.D.S., L.J.F., Y.R., P.G.K., M.E.M., L.L.H., E.A., D.G.), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5268076PMC
January 2017

New Partnerships to Advance Global Health Research for NCD.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2016 12;11(4):473-478

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA; and the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

NCD Research in the Post-2015 Global Health Agenda: Perspectives from the NHLBI Strategic Vision.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2016 12;11(4):479-483

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Research Needs to Improve Hypertension Treatment and Control in African Americans.

Hypertension 2016 11 12;68(5):1066-1072. Epub 2016 Sep 12.

From the Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (P.K.W., K.C.F.), and Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine (P.K.W., K.C.F.), New Orleans, LA; Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (P.T.E., P.D.-N., G.A.M., J.A.C.), and Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (N.G., G.A.M.), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD; Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (P.M.); Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (L.J.A., L.A.C., E.R.M.); Preventive Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN (W.C.C.); Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (A.V.D.R.); Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, OH (M.R., J.T.W.); Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA (H.A.T.); Department of Epidemiology and Prevention (J.A.) and Department of Medicine (B.I.F., J.A.), Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC; Dean's Office, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington (D.K.A.); Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, Iowa City (B.L.C.); Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston (B.R.D.); Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL (R.C.); Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland (A.S.G.); Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (D.J.H.); National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD (P.L.K.); HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis, MN (K.L.M.); Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (A.M.N.); Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York (G.O.); American Medical Association, Chicago, IL (M.K.R.); Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cleveland Clinic, OH (G.T.); Clinical Directors Network (CND) and The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science, New York (J.N.T.); and National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD (S.S.(S.)Y.).

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November 2016

Health in times of uncertainty in the eastern Mediterranean region, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

Authors:
Ali H Mokdad Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar Farah Daoud Charbel El Bcheraoui Maziar Moradi-Lakeh Ibrahim Khalil Ashkan Afshin Marwa Tuffaha Raghid Charara Ryan M Barber Joseph Wagner Kelly Cercy Hannah Kravitz Matthew M Coates Margaret Robinson Kara Estep Caitlyn Steiner Sara Jaber Ali A Mokdad Kevin F O'Rourke Adrienne Chew Pauline Kim Mohamed Magdy Abd El Razek Safa Abdalla Foad Abd-Allah Jerry P Abraham Laith J Abu-Raddad Niveen M E Abu-Rmeileh Abdulwahab A Al-Nehmi Ali S Akanda Hanan Al Ahmadi Mazin J Al Khabouri Faris H Al Lami Zulfa A Al Rayess Deena Alasfoor Fadia S AlBuhairan Saleh F Aldhahri Suliman Alghnam Samia Alhabib Nawal Al-Hamad Raghib Ali Syed Danish Ali Mohammad Alkhateeb Mohammad A AlMazroa Mahmoud A Alomari Rajaa Al-Raddadi Ubai Alsharif Nihaya Al-Sheyab Shirina Alsowaidi Mohamed Al-Thani Khalid A Altirkawi Azmeraw T Amare Heresh Amini Walid Ammar Palwasha Anwari Hamid Asayesh Rana Asghar Ali M Assabri Reza Assadi Umar Bacha Alaa Badawi Talal Bakfalouni Mohammed O Basulaiman Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi Neeraj Bedi Amit R Bhakta Zulfiqar A Bhutta Aref A Bin Abdulhak Soufiane Boufous Rupert R A Bourne Hadi Danawi Jai Das Amare Deribew Eric L Ding Adnan M Durrani Yousef Elshrek Mohamed E Ibrahim Babak Eshrati Alireza Esteghamati Imad A D Faghmous Farshad Farzadfar Andrea B Feigl Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad Irina Filip Florian Fischer Fortuné G Gankpé Ibrahim Ginawi Melkamu Dedefo Gishu Rahul Gupta Rami M Habash Nima Hafezi-Nejad Randah R Hamadeh Hayet Hamdouni Samer Hamidi Hilda L Harb Mohammad Sadegh Hassanvand Mohammad T Hedayati Pouria Heydarpour Mohamed Hsairi Abdullatif Husseini Nader Jahanmehr Vivekanand Jha Jost B Jonas Nadim E Karam Amir Kasaeian Nega Assefa Kassa Anil Kaul Yousef Khader Shams Eldin A Khalifa Ejaz A Khan Gulfaraz Khan Tawfik Khoja Ardeshir Khosravi Yohannes Kinfu Barthelemy Kuate Defo Arjun Lakshmana Balaji Raimundas Lunevicius Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer Reza Malekzadeh Morteza Mansourian Wagner Marcenes Habibolah Masoudi Farid Alem Mehari Abla Mehio-Sibai Ziad A Memish George A Mensah Karzan A Mohammad Ziad Nahas Jamal T Nasher Haseeb Nawaz Chakib Nejjari Muhammad Imran Nisar Saad B Omer Mahboubeh Parsaeian Emmanuel K Peprah Aslam Pervaiz Farshad Pourmalek Dima M Qato Mostafa Qorbani Amir Radfar Anwar Rafay Kazem Rahimi Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar Sajjad Ur Rahman Rajesh K Rai Saleem M Rana Sowmya R Rao Amany H Refaat Serge Resnikoff Gholamreza Roshandel Georges Saade Mohammad Y Saeedi Mohammad Ali Sahraian Shadi Saleh Lidia Sanchez-Riera Maheswar Satpathy Sadaf G Sepanlou Tesfaye Setegn Amira Shaheen Saeid Shahraz Sara Sheikhbahaei Kawkab Shishani Karen Sliwa Mohammad Tavakkoli Abdullah S Terkawi Olalekan A Uthman Ronny Westerman Mustafa Z Younis Maysaa El Sayed Zaki Faiez Zannad Gregory A Roth Haidong Wang Mohsen Naghavi Theo Vos Abdullah A Al Rabeeah Alan D Lopez Christopher J L Murray

Lancet Glob Health 2016 10 25;4(10):e704-13. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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October 2016

Prevention of stroke: a strategic global imperative.

Nat Rev Neurol 2016 09 22;12(9):501-12. Epub 2016 Jul 22.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS) and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.

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September 2016

Charting the Future for Ethnicity and Health Research: Clinical and Population Science Insights From the MESA.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2016 09;11(3):365-367

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5123686PMC
September 2016

Stroke Prevention Worldwide--What Could Make It Work?

Neuroepidemiology 2015 28;45(3):215-20. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Neurology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4734746PMC
August 2016

From Data to Action: Neuroepidemiology Informs Implementation Research for Global Stroke Prevention and Treatment.

Neuroepidemiology 2015 28;45(3):221-9. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4633278PMC
August 2016

The Global Burden of Stroke.

Neuroepidemiology 2015 28;45(3):143-5. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., USA.

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August 2016

Atlas of the Global Burden of Stroke (1990-2013): The GBD 2013 Study.

Neuroepidemiology 2015 28;45(3):230-6. Epub 2015 Oct 28.

FAAN, National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

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August 2016

Health Inequities in Hypertension and Related Organ Damage.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Ethn Dis 2016 07 21;26(3):263-6. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; Division of Cardiovascular Sciences; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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July 2016

Hypertension and Target Organ Damage: Don't Believe Everything You Think!

Authors:
George A Mensah

Ethn Dis 2016 07 21;26(3):275-8. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; Division of Cardiovascular Sciences; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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July 2016

Age, Race and Cardiovascular Outcomes in African American Veterans.

Ethn Dis 2016 07 21;26(3):305-14. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

University of Tennessee Heath Science Center; Memphis VA Medical Center.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4948796PMC
July 2016

The Inaugural Elijah B. Saunders Memorial Lecture: The Global Consequences of Hypertension and Related Disparities.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Ethn Dis 2016 Jul 21;26(3):461-8. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science (CTRIS); National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health.

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July 2016

Global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for young people's health during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.

Lancet 2016 Jun 9;387(10036):2383-401. Epub 2016 May 9.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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June 2016

From Framingham and Bethesda to North Karelia and Back: Turning Prevention and Population Science Discoveries into Heart Health.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2016 06;11(2):247-9

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; and the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa: Caveat Lector.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Health Educ Behav 2016 Apr;43(1 Suppl):7S-13S

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

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April 2016

Implementation Research: The Fourth Movement of the Unfinished Translation Research Symphony.

Glob Heart 2016 Mar;11(1):153-8

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

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March 2016

Global Health Research.

Authors:
George A Mensah

Glob Heart 2016 Mar;11(1):159-64

Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA; Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Advancing Health Equity: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Elijah B. Saunders.

Ethn Dis 2015 Nov 5;25(4):381-2. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

2. David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California.

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November 2015

Global and regional patterns in cardiovascular mortality from 1990 to 2013.

Circulation 2015 Oct;132(17):1667-78

From University of Washington, Seattle (G.A.R., M.N., C.J.L.M.); Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (M.D.H.); Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York (A.E.M.); National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand (V.F) and Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (G.A.M.).

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October 2015