Dhruv Kazi, MD, on BP Management via Pharmacist-Led Programs in Black Barbershops
In this podcast, Dhruv S. Kazi, MD, MSc, MS, discusses his team's research on scaling up pharmacist-led blood pressure control programs in black barbershops, how these programs would affect long-term population health and the cost of health care, and more.
His research is a collaboration with Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, MAS, who is the Lee Goldman, MD, Endowed Chair in Medicine, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco.
Dhruv S. Kazi, MD, MSc, MS, is associate director of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research and director of the Cardiac Critical Care Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Kazi DS, Wei PC, Bellows BK, et al. Scaling up a pharmacist-led blood pressure control program in black barbershops: projecting population health impact and cost-effectiveness. Paper presented at: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019; November 16-18, 2019; Philadelphia, PA. https://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/7891/presentation/29652.
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- Victor RG, Blyler CA, Li N, et al. Sustainability of blood pressure reduction in black barbershops. Circulation. 2019;139(1),10-19. https://doi.org/10.1161/circulationaha.118.038165.