"Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in America, and our goal is to change that statistic by finding ways to prevent it and treat it. This project allows us to demonstrate our dedication to that goal, and we are especially grateful to the people of Lenoir county for helping us lead the way."
- Dr. Cam Patterson, Chief of the Division of Cardiology at UNC School of Medicine
"This project gives us the opportunity to bring together a multidisciplinary research team with a wide variety of community partners in Lenoir County to tackle hypertension and heart disease from prevention to treatment".
Alice Ammerman, DrPH, RD, Director, UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
“I see this project as a significant resource to our Lenoir County residents to improve their health status and reduce morbidity and mortality due to heart disease.”
Joey Huff, Health Director, Lenoir County Health Department