Optimizing Health: Fifty Years of Insights from the Framingham Heart Study

Researchers from the Framingham Heart Study discuss the genetics of heart disease, the lifetime risk [...]of obesity, and other revelations of one of the world's largest and longest-running epidemiological research projects. William Kannel, a School of Medicine professor of medicine and public health and one of the original principal investigators, delivers the keynote address on the scope of the study, begun by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in 1949 and run by Boston University since 1971, and some of its findings.

Hosted by Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences on October 14, 2006.

Tags: public health, school of medicine, Sargent College, sar, medicine, framingham heart study, william kannel, heart disease

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