University of Minnesota

Obstructions to “Diet-Heart”

Year: 2002
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Pioneer clinical researcher in atherosclerosis, became an early leader of CVD epidemiology. He is interviewed by Darwin Labarthe.

Stamler recounts the history of seminal early national reports and recommendations on coronary disease, the leadership of the American Heart Association Councils, the foot-dragging of NIH on smoking and diet issues, and the pragmatism of Senator Dole and the agriculture committee of Congress.

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