Beatriz Champagne PhD, MS, BS

Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Discipline
Psychology
Interests
Health, behavioral aspects of chronic diseases, tobacco control, risk factors, non-profit sector
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About

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.
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Publications

  • The tobacco epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean: A snapshot

    Bianco Eduardo, Champagne Beatriz, Barnoya Joaquin

    Prevention and Control (2005)

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  • Cardiovascular risk factors for heart disease and stroke in women by age and time since menopause, in seven Latin American cities: The CARMELA study

    Pramparo P, Schargrodsky H, Boissonnet C, Champagne BM, Silva H, Acevedo M et al.

    CVD Prevention and Control (2008)

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  • Educational inequalities in obesity, abdominal obesity, and metabolic syndrome in seven Latin American cities: the CARMELA Study

    Boissonnet Carlos, Schargrodsky Herman, Pellegrini Fabio, Macchia Alejandro, Champagne Beatriz Marcet, Wilson Elinor et al.

    European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (2011)

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  • Dyslipidemia in seven Latin American cities: CARMELA study

    Vinueza Raul, Boissonnet Carlos Pablo, Acevedo Monica, Uriza Felipe, Benitez Francisco Jose, Silva Honorio et al.

    Preventive Medicine (2010)

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  • Hypertension in seven Latin American cities: the Cardiovascular Risk Factor Multiple Evaluation in Latin America (CARMELA) study

    Hernández-Hernández Rafael, Silva Honorio, Velasco Manuel, Pellegrini Fabio, Macchia Alejandro, Escobedo Jorge et al.

    Journal of Hypertension (2009)

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  • Common Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness: The Cardiovascular risk Factor Multiple Evaluation in Latin America (CARMELA) Study Results

    Touboul Pierre-Jean, Vicaut Eric, Labreuche Julien, Acevedo Mónica, Torres Victor, Ramírez-Martínez Jesús et al.

    Cerebrovascular Diseases (2011)

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  • High prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting flucose in urban Latin America: The CARMELA Study

    Escobedo J., Buitrón LV, Velasco MF, Ramírez JC, Hernández R, Macchia A et al.

    Miabetic Medicine (2009)

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  • The role of organized civil society in tobacco control in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Champagne B, Sebrié E, Schoj V

    Salud Pública de México (2010)

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  • High prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in urban Latin America: the CARMELA Study

    Escobedo J, Buitron L, Velasco M, Ramırez J, Hernandez R, Macchia A et al.

    Diabetic Medicine (2009)

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  • CARMELA: Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Seven Latin American Cities

    Schargrodsky H, Hernández-Hernández R, Champagne B, Silva H, Vinueza R, Silva Ayçaguer L et al.

    American Journal of Medicine (2008)

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  • Tobacco smoking in seven Latin American cities: the CARMELA study

    Champagne. BM, Sebrie E, Schargrodsky H, Pramparo P, Boissonnet C, Wilson E

    Tobacco Control (2010)

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Professional experience

Executive Director

InterAmerican Heart Foundation

Present

Education history

Rutgers University

PhD

Present