A Charitable Organization Dedicated to the Prevention and Control of Hypertension Globally




Dr. Daniel T. Lackland

Dr. Daniel T. Lackland

Department of Biometry & Epidemiology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina, USA

 Chief Executive Officer

Mark L. Niebylski

Dr. Mark L. Niebylski

World Hypertension League
Corvallis, Montana, USA
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Past President

Dr. Norman Campbell

Dr. Norman Campbell

Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Secretary General

Dr. Xin-Hua Zhang

Dr. Xin-Hua Zhang

Professor of Medicine
Beijing Hypertension League Institute 
Beijing, China



Dr. Peter M. Nilsson

Dr. Peter M Nilsson

Professor of Cardiovascular Research
Consultant Dept. Clinical Sciences
Lund University
Malmö, Sweden

Interim Board Member


Dr. Mark Gelfer, MD

Department of Family Practice
University of British Columbia,
British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada


Board of Directors


Dr. Anita Rieder

Dr. Anita Rieder, MD, Professor       

Chair Department of Social Medicine
Chair Centre for Public Health
Director of Medical Curriculum
Program Director Master of Public Health
Medical University Vienna
Vienna, Austria


Dr. Daniel Lemogoum

 Dr. Daniel Lemogoum 

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Douala School of Médicine & Pharmaceutic Sciences 
University of Douala, Cameroon


Dr. Krasimira Hristova

Dr. Krasimira University

National Heart Hospital
Dept. of Noninvasive Functional Diagnostic & Imaging 
Sofia, Bulgaria


Dr. Orias
Dr. Marcelo Orias

The National University of Cordoba
Cordoba, Argentina
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Dr. Bader Almustafa

Qatif, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Dorairaj Prabhakaran

Delhi, India



 Special Advisor 

Dr. Labarthe    
Dr. Darwin Labarthe


Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois, USA


Dr. Liu Lisheng


Dr. Liu Lisheng, MD

Director, Clinical Trial Research Center
Beijing Hypertension League Institute
Professor of Medicine, Fu Wai Hospital, CAMS
Vice Director, NCCD, China



International Society of Hypertension Representatives (Ex-officio)



Dr. Touyz

Professor R. Touyz

ISH President
University of Glasgow
British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director- Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences



                      Dr. Schiffrin     

Professor Ernesto L. Schiffrin, MD, PhD, FRSC, FRCPC

ISH Past President
Faculty of Medicine - Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, Canada