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NYU: Dr. Olugbenga Ogedegbe Appointed to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Dr. Olugbenga Ogedegbe, professor at New York University School of Global Public Health, Professor of Population Health & Medicine, Chief Division of Health & Behavior and director of the Center for Healthful Behavior Change in the Department of Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine, became a newly appointed member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Dr. Ogedegbe is a leading expert on health disparities research and minority health, with a focus on implementation and translation of evidence-based interventions into primary care practices and community settings for management of hypertension and cardiovascular risk reduction in minority populations. He has led numerous National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies for hypertension control and stroke prevention in minority populations. Dr. Ogedegbe is funded by NIH to build research capacity in noncommunicable diseases and implement task-shifting strategies to improve cardiovascular disease outcomes in primary care practices in sub-Saharan Africa.

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