Dear JHS Participants: Due to COVID-19, Exam 4 will be conducted in seven stages, mainly via telephone (stages 1-5) and the last stages will be in-person (stages 6-7). We have mailed a letter to inform you of this change and plan to call you to schedule your Exam 4 appointment. Should you have any questions about Exam 4, please contact us at 601-815-5050 between 8:30 AM CST and 4:30 PM CST. Thank you for your continued participation in the JHS.
JHS Investigators and Collaborators: Due to COVID 19, we have modified Exam 4 and it will be implemented in stages. Please check back for new updates regarding Exam 4. Thank you for your support of the Jackson Heart Study.
JHS 20th Anniversary Virtual Conference Booklet
The conference presentations can be accessed at the following link:
Jackson Heart Study 20th Anniversary Conference Presentations
The JHS is the largest single-site, community-based epidemiologic investigation of environmental and genetic factors associated with cardiovascular disease among African Americans ever undertaken. and funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). In addition, the JHS conducts community education and outreach activities to promote healthy lifestyles and reduce disease risk burden, undergraduate- and graduate-level research training programs, and high school science and math enrichment programs to prepare and encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue biomedical careers.
The Jackson Heart Study is supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) of the National Institutes of Health under award numbers HSN268201800010I, HHSN268201800011I and HHSN268201800012I,HHSN268201800013I, HHSN268201800014I, HHSN268201800015I.