Research Overview: Pediatric Hypertension

Tammy Brady, medical director of the hypertension program at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, discusses her research and clinical efforts regarding pediatric hypertension and cardiovascular health promotion across the life span and blood pressure cuff sizes for accurate measurements. The main theme of her research is exploration of the optimal way to screen for and diagnose hypertension and to treat people with the condition. She also directs the Reversing the Negative Cardiovascular Effects of Weight (ReNEW) Clinic, a multidisciplinary obesity and hypertension facility. During each visit, patients are seen by a pediatric nephrologist, dietitian, physical therapist and behavioral psychologist.

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Tammy Brady, MD, PhD

Tammy Brady, MD, PhD

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Tammy Brady is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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