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Wake Forest Professor Named to Board of Inter-American Society of Hypertension

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – K. Bridget Brosnihan, Ph.D., professor of surgical sciences-general at Wake Forest University School of Medicine has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Inter-American Society of Hypertension (IASH).

She will serve a two-year term.

Brosnihan, a researcher at the Hypertension and Vascular Disease Center, is also professor of physiology and pharmacology at the school of medicine.

The IASH is a non-profit organization devoted to the understanding, prevention and control of hypertension and vascular diseases. Its membership includes prominent scientists and physicians from 20 different countries in the Americas as well as Europe, Australia and Asia.

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