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Strategies for promoting cardiovascular health throughout the lifespan

The Department of Surgical Sciences invites you to a public lecture presented by Professor Doug Seals, a Distinguished Professor of Integrative Physiology and Medicine at the University of Colorado.

This presentation will summarise contemporary views of biomedical aging in humans, including the new focus on “healthspan,” i.e., the portion of lifespan associated with good health and function. In particular, the importance of preserving cardiovascular health throughout the lifespan will be emphasized. To that end, evidence-based lifestyle and pharmacological strategies to maintain cardiovascular function and reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases will be discussed.

About Professor Seals:

Professor Doug Seals is a Distinguished Professor of Integrative Physiology and Medicine at the University of Colorado.

He is an internationally recognised scholar in the science of cardiovascular aging, with a particular interest in blood pressure and vascular health. His laboratory focusses on establishing evidence-based strategies for promoting healthy cardiovascular aging.

He has authored over 350 peer reviewed papers in leading journals, has been continuously funded by the National Institute of Health since 1986 and has provided scientific training for over 280 undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty.

Streaming details:

Zoom link: https://otago.zoom.us/j/92028942296
Meeting ID: 920 2894 2296
Password: 082020

Date Tuesday, 6 December 2022
Time 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audience Future students,Parents,Public,Undergraduate students,Postgraduate students,Staff,Alumni,Allied health professionals
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Lecture
CampusDunedin
DepartmentSurgical Sciences (Dunedin)
LocationHunter Centre, Room G30a/b, Cnr Great King Street and Frederick, Dunedin
CostFree
Contact NameDr Kate Thomas
Contact Emailkate.thomas@otago.ac.nz

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