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Beatriz Champagne

  • PhD, MS, BS
  • Executive Director
  • InterAmerican Heart Foundation
  • 0ReadersNumber of instances of Beatriz's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.
  • 11PublicationsNumber of items in this person’s My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

non-profit sectorrisk factorstobacco controlbehavioral aspects of chronic diseasesHealth

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.

Followers (5)

  • Aamir Shahzad

    Aamir Shahzad

  • Moh Abdul hakim

    Moh Abdul hakim

  • Ted Vickey

    Ted VickeyPoint Loma Nazarene University

  • Denise Stevens

    Denise StevensMATRIX Public Health Solutions

  • Fiona Wong

    Fiona WongMATRIX Public Health Solutions

Following (3)

  • Ted Vickey

    Ted VickeyPoint Loma Nazarene University

  • Denise Stevens

    Denise StevensMATRIX Public Health Solutions

  • Fiona Wong

    Fiona WongMATRIX Public Health Solutions

Publications (11)

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

  • Boissonnet Carlos
  • Schargrodsky Herman
  • Pellegrini Fabio
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
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
Journal of Hypertension (2009)
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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
CVD Prevention and Control  (2008)
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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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Professional experience

Executive Director

InterAmerican Heart Foundation

Education history

PhD

Rutgers University