Skip to main content
Browse by:
GROUP

Until further notice, in-person public events have been canceled. This includes recruitment events, tours, student programs, reunions, performances, conferences and social events.
Event listings include how to access online content. Contact event sponsor with questions.
Please note that all visitors to campus must comply with Duke’s community safety measures, which include wearing a mask,
check https://returnto.duke.edu/campus-visitors/ before coming to campus, and follow direction provided by campus personnel.

Grand Rounds: "The Polypill: A Major Opportunity to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes"

Sir Nicholas Wald, FRS, FRCP, FMedSci
Icon calendar
Monday, February 03, 2020
Icon time
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Icon speaker
Sir Nicholas Wald, FRS, FRCP, FMedSci

Learning Objectives


  • Understand the quantitative relationship between blood pressure, cholesterol and age in determining risk of heart attacks and stroke.

  • Describe how important reversible causal risk factors for heart attacks and strokes are poor predictors of these disorders.

  • Discuss the rationale and evidence for the Polypill approach in the prevention of heart attacks and strokes.

Contact: Andrea Martin