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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting a two-day virtual workshop titled " Exploring Research Opportunities at the Intersection of Planetary and Cardiovascular Health Virtual Workshop” on Thursday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, December 15, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Virtual Workshop Via ZoomGov
Thursday, December 14, 2023
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 15, 2023
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is participating in AHA 2023, the American Heart Association’s 2023 Scientific Sessions. This is the premier global event for advancements in cardiovascular science and medicine.
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
NHLBI will be sharing information and upcoming plans for the refresh and how you can provide input. During each webinar, NHLBI division and center directors will review research progress. They will also discuss focus areas for the refresh, answer questions, and gather inputs and ideas.
Virtual Webinar Series
11 a.m.-12 p.m. ET
See full schedule below
Join the Learn More Breathe Better® program and special guest presenters as we discuss chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and its impact on rural communities. We will also highlight resources available to use during National COPD Awareness Month in November & beyond.