New Investigator Award

IASH provides awards for early career investigators to support their travel expenses to IASH meeting. The applicants must be IASH members at the time of application.


Lifetime Achievement Award

The Awards Committee of the Inter-American Society of Hypertension (IASH) is seeking nominations for the IASH Lifetime Achievement Award.  The IASH Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to one individual who has had a lifetime of outstanding achievements in the field of hypertension, shown service to the IASH, and has served as a role model through service, research, and teaching.  In general, the recipient of this award must have had a career spanning at least 25 years.

Nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award must include the following:

  • Curriculum vitae and bibliography
  • A letter of nomination and two supporting letters from individuals who are familiar with the candidate’s contribution to the field of hypertension and service to the IASH.

The Awards Committee will assess the candidate’s overall scientific, teaching and service contributions to the field of hypertension and to the IASH.

Please send nominations to the following address:

Jasmina Varagic, MD, PhD
Chair, IASH Awards Committee
Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Medical Center Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1032

Past Winners:

Bridget Brosnihan, Ph.D. USA  2014  BRAZIL
 Luis I. Juncos, M.D. Argentina  2011  USA
 John E. Hall, Ph.D. – USA  2009  BRAZIL
 Alberto Nasjletti, M.D. – USA  2007  USA
 Artur Beltrame Ribeiro, M.D., Ph.D. – Brazil  2005  MÉXICO
 Carlos M. Ferrario, M.D. – USA  2003  USA
 Juan Carlos Romero, M.D. – USA  2001  CHILE
 Oscar Carretero, M.D. – USA  1999  ARGENTINA
 Edward D. Frohlich, M.D. – USA  1999  ARGENTINA
 Eduardo Krieger, M.D., Ph.D. – Brazil  1997  MÉXICO