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Public Policy & Advocacy Committee

Chair: Edward Roccella, PhD, MPH
Jordan R. Asher, MD
Donald J. DiPette, MD
John M. Flack, MD
David J. Hyman, MD
Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD
Jackson T. Wright, Jr. MD, PhD

MISSION:
The mission of the committee on public policy is to identify, and evaluate appropriate strategies and tactics to disseminate research findings in hypertension to physicians and other health professionals at all levels, with recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Given the primary mission of the Society is to organize and conduct educational activities designed to promote and encourage the development, advancement, and exchange of scientific information in all aspects of research, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and related cardiovascular disease, and given that the Society has a concomitant responsibility to disseminate the outcomes of that research to physicians at all levels of education and training as well as to the public at large (Approved by the ASH Executive Council, 2001)