George A Mensah

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa: Caveat Lector
    George A Mensah
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Health Educ Behav 43:7S-13S. 2016
  2. pmc Decline in Cardiovascular Mortality: Possible Causes and Implications
    George A Mensah
    From the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS G A M, M M E and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences G S W, P D S, L J F, Y R, P G K, M E M, L L H, E A, D G, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NHLBI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD
    Circ Res 120:366-380. 2017
  3. pmc Charting the Future for Ethnicity and Health Research: Clinical and Population Science Insights From the MESA
    George A Mensah
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Electronic address
    Glob Heart 11:365-367. 2016
  4. pmc Mortality from cardiovascular diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis of data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
    George A Mensah
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cardiovasc J Afr 26:S6-10. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa
    George A Mensah
    Office of the Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:240-50. 2013
  6. pmc Temporal trends in ischemic heart disease mortality in 21 world regions, 1980 to 2010: the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study
    Andrew E Moran
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY A E M Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA M H F, G A R, C J L M, M N Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA G A R Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, UK M E
    Circulation 129:1483-92. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Global and regional patterns in cardiovascular mortality from 1990 to 2013
    Gregory A Roth
    From University of Washington, Seattle G A R, M N, C J L M Northwestern University, Chicago, IL M D H Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York A E M National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand V F and Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M
    Circulation 132:1667-78. 2015
  8. pmc Demographic and epidemiologic drivers of global cardiovascular mortality
    Gregory A Roth
    From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology G A R, and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation G A R, M H F, R B, G N, M N, C J L M, University of Washington, Seattle Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York A E M National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand V L F and the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M
    N Engl J Med 372:1333-41. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Perspectives from NHLBI Global Health Think Tank Meeting for Late Stage (T4) Translation Research
    Michael M Engelgau
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA Electronic address
    Glob Heart . 2016
  10. pmc The global burden of ischemic heart disease in 1990 and 2010: the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study
    Andrew E Moran
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY A E M Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA M H F, G R, A F, C J L M, M N Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA G R Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, UK M E
    Circulation 129:1493-501. 2014

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa: Caveat Lector
    George A Mensah
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Health Educ Behav 43:7S-13S. 2016
    ..This commentary addresses caveats to be considered as strategies are developed to tackle NCDs in sub-Saharan Africa as part of the global effort to prevent, treat, and control NCDs. ..
  2. pmc Decline in Cardiovascular Mortality: Possible Causes and Implications
    George A Mensah
    From the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS G A M, M M E and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences G S W, P D S, L J F, Y R, P G K, M E M, L L H, E A, D G, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NHLBI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD
    Circ Res 120:366-380. 2017
    ....
  3. pmc Charting the Future for Ethnicity and Health Research: Clinical and Population Science Insights From the MESA
    George A Mensah
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Electronic address
    Glob Heart 11:365-367. 2016
    ....
  4. pmc Mortality from cardiovascular diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis of data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
    George A Mensah
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cardiovasc J Afr 26:S6-10. 2015
    ..In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where all countries are part of the LMICs, the pattern, magnitude and trends in CVD deaths remain incompletely understood, which limits formulation of data-driven regional and national health policies...
  5. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa
    George A Mensah
    Office of the Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:240-50. 2013
    ..Harmful use of alcohol, especially in Southern SSA, tobacco use, and physical inactivity are also important. Improving vital registration and risk factor surveillance remain major challenges. ..
  6. pmc Temporal trends in ischemic heart disease mortality in 21 world regions, 1980 to 2010: the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study
    Andrew E Moran
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY A E M Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA M H F, G A R, C J L M, M N Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA G A R Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, UK M E
    Circulation 129:1483-92. 2014
    ..Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. The Global Burden of Diseases, Risk Factors and Injuries 2010 Study estimated global and regional IHD mortality from 1980 to 2010...
  7. doi request reprint Global and regional patterns in cardiovascular mortality from 1990 to 2013
    Gregory A Roth
    From University of Washington, Seattle G A R, M N, C J L M Northwestern University, Chicago, IL M D H Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York A E M National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand V F and Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M
    Circulation 132:1667-78. 2015
    ..Policies and health interventions will need to be tailored and scaled for a broad range of local conditions to achieve global goals for the improvement of cardiovascular health. ..
  8. pmc Demographic and epidemiologic drivers of global cardiovascular mortality
    Gregory A Roth
    From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology G A R, and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation G A R, M H F, R B, G N, M N, C J L M, University of Washington, Seattle Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University, New York A E M National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand V L F and the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M
    N Engl J Med 372:1333-41. 2015
    ..Disentangling the effects of these three drivers on trends in mortality is important for planning the future of the health care system and benchmarking progress toward the reduction of cardiovascular disease...
  9. doi request reprint Perspectives from NHLBI Global Health Think Tank Meeting for Late Stage (T4) Translation Research
    Michael M Engelgau
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA Electronic address
    Glob Heart . 2016
    ..These broad themes provide perspectives that inform an overarching strategy needed to reduce the heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders disease burden and global health disparities...
  10. pmc The global burden of ischemic heart disease in 1990 and 2010: the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study
    Andrew E Moran
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY A E M Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA M H F, G R, A F, C J L M, M N Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA G R Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science CTRIS, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD G A M and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, UK M E
    Circulation 129:1493-501. 2014
    ..Our aim was to estimate the global and regional burden of IHD in 1990 and 2010...
  11. pmc Endothelial dysfunction: a unifying hypothesis for the burden of cardiovascular diseases in sub-Saharan Africa
    Uchechukwu K A Sampson
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Cardiovasc J Afr 26:S56-60. 2015
    ..Therefore, further biomedical research into the underlying genetic and other mechanisms of eNOS uncoupling may enlighten and shape strategies for addressing the burden of CVD in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions of the world. ..
  12. pmc From Data to Action: Neuroepidemiology Informs Implementation Research for Global Stroke Prevention and Treatment
    George A Mensah
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 45:221-9. 2015
    ....
  13. pmc Reducing Health Inequities in the U.S.: Recommendations From the NHLBI's Health Inequities Think Tank Meeting
    Uchechukwu K A Sampson
    Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NHLBI, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda Maryland Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 68:517-24. 2016
    ..Details of the panel's remarks and recommendations are provided in this report. ..