The Division of Cardiovascular Sciences supports research to advance understanding of and interventions for promoting heart and vascular health across the lifespan. It also supports, training, and research in behavioral, environmental, clinical, and healthcare approaches to reduce or eliminate cardiovascular factors and cardiovascular disease development or progression. Research include efficacy and effectiveness prevention trials that examine the effects of wide range of physical activity, nutritional, psychosocial, pharmacological, and organization of health care interventions.
Multiple Health Scientist Administrator positions are available in the areas of chronic disease epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, and molecular biology as it relates to public health. The Epidemiology Branch envisions successful candidates as providing an important resource to address emerging needs to enhance our understanding of the public health consequences of COVID, the impact of psychosocial and environmental factors on heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders, the genetic and molecular factors contributing to health in populations, and how these factors interrelate. The candidates will advise NHLBI on the development and implementation of an agenda to address research gaps and provide independent and proactive leadership in the scientific direction for large-scale programs of national and international scope More Information.