Cardiovascular Institute

Cardiovascular-related Community Resources

Stanford Clinical Trials Office
Stanford clinician scientists are engaged in a wide variety of clinical trials investigating new approaches to preventing and treating conditions and diseases.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
As 1 of 12 agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ supports research that helps people make more informed decisions and improves the quality of health care services.

AHRQ Research on Cardiovascular Disease in Women
This program brief summarizes findings from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-supported research on cardiovascular disease and chronic illness in women published from 2006-2009.

America on the Move
Our mission is to improve health and quality of life by promoting healthful eating and active living among individuals, families, communities, and society.

American College of Cardiology
The American College of Cardiology is a 39,000-member nonprofit medical society comprised of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists and practice managers, and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet its stringent qualifications.

American Heart Association
Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford
We deliver compassionate and cutting-edge preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic services to our patients and are actively engaged in research activities in the basic, clinical, and translational sciences.

Stanford Lane Medical Library

Community Academic Profiles
Learn about the interests of faculty, researchers and students; explore connections across topics, and discover new opportunities to collaborate.

USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center
The Food and Nutrition Information Center provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.

Stanford School of Medicine Events

Health Library, Stanford
Sponsored by Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Stanford Health Library provides scientifically-based medical information to help people make informed decisions about their health and health care. All of our services are free.

High Blood Pressure
Get with the plan that is clinically proven to significantly reduce blood pressure.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to promoting women’s heart health through advocacy, education and patient support.

Women's Health Initiative
The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) is a long-term national health study that focuses on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer and fracture in postmenopausal women.

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