Framingham Heart Study: Fundamental Concepts of Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Monday February 17, 2020 (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Vasan Ramachandran

Jay and Louise Coffman Professor in Vascular Medicine Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology,
Chief, Section of Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology, Department of Medicine,
Boston University Schools of Medicine & Public Health

Learning objectives

  1. To appraise CVD risk across multiple domains and distinguish components of risk that nest within individuals and those that nest within communities
  2. To integrate social determinants of health into overall CVD risk of individuals
  3. To summarize CVD risk over the life course and across time windows of different durations


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