Beatriz Champagne, PhD, MS, BS
Dallas, Texas, United States
Research field: Psychology - Social Psychology
Health, behavioral aspects of chronic diseases, tobacco control, risk factors, non-profit sector
Journal Article (11)
Touboul Pierre-Jean, Vicaut Eric, Labreuche Julien et al. (2011) Common Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness: The Cardiovascular risk Factor Multiple Evaluation in Latin America (CARMELA) Study Results, 43-50. In Cerebrovascular Diseases.
Boissonnet Carlos, Schargrodsky Herman, Pellegrini Fabio et al. (2011) Educational inequalities in obesity, abdominal obesity, and metabolic syndrome in seven Latin American cities: the CARMELA Study. In European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation.
Vinueza Raul, Boissonnet Carlos Pablo, Acevedo Monica et al. (2010) Dyslipidemia in seven Latin American cities: CARMELA study, 106–111. In Preventive Medicine.
Beatriz Marcet Champagne, Ernesto Sebrié, Verónica Schoj (2010) The role of organized civil society in tobacco control in Latin America and the Caribbean, S330-S339. In Salud Pública de México 52 (suplemento 2).
Champagne. BM, EM Sebrie, H Schargrodsky et al. (2010) Tobacco smoking in seven Latin American cities: the CARMELA study. In Tobacco Control.
Escobedo J., Buitrón LV, Velasco MF et al. (2009) High prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting flucose in urban Latin America: The CARMELA Study, 864-871. In Miabetic Medicine.
J Escobedo, LV Buitron, MF Velasco et al. (2009) High prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in urban Latin America: the CARMELA Study, 864–871. In Diabetic Medicine.
Hernández-Hernández Rafael, Silva Honorio, Velasco Manuel et al. (2009) Hypertension in seven Latin American cities: the Cardiovascular Risk Factor Multiple Evaluation in Latin America (CARMELA) study. In Journal of Hypertension.
Pramparo P, Schargrodsky H, Boissonnet C et al. (2008) Cardiovascular risk factors for heart disease and stroke in women by age and time since menopause, in seven Latin American cities: The CARMELA study , 181–189. In CVD Prevention and Control .
Herman Schargrodsky, Rafael Hernández-Hernández, Beatriz Marcet Champagne et al. (2008) CARMELA: Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Seven Latin American Cities, 58-65. In American Journal of Medicine.
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Beatriz is executive director of the InterAmerican Heart Foundation, an organization dedicated to prevention of heart diseases and stroke in the Americas. She spearheads a number of initiatives including “Community Interventions for Health,” a structural and policy intervention demonstration project taking place in Mexico City addressing diet, physical activity and tobacco use; and “Smokefree Mexico”, a program that has already resulted in making Mexico City 100% smoke free. In addition, she has organized initiatives such as tobacco warning labels in the Caribbean, prevention of chronic diseases in the Caribbean, Journalism Awards, and tobacco control research, among others. She is an investigator and organizer of the CARMELA Study of 7 Latin American cities to evaluate risk factors of heart disease. Her organization received the 2009 Luther L. Terry Awards for Exemplary Leadership in Tobacco Control. She is in the Executive Committee of GAPA, Global Advocacy for Physical Activity, INWAT, International Network of Women Against Tobacco, and the Global and Regional Partnerships of the National Forum. She holds Ph.D. from Rutgers University and B.S. summa cum laude from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1985 - Present
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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Dallas, Texas, United States