MyHEART Research Program for Young Adults with High Blood Pressure

Get Involved!

▢ Have you received care at UW Health or Aurora Health Care?

▢ Do you live in the Madison or Milwaukee, Wisconsin areas?

▢ Are you 18 to 39 years old?

▢ Have you been told that you have high blood pressure?

▢ Do you have difficulty lowering your blood pressure?

IF YES… we would like to work with you!!

Questions you may have...

What is MyHEART?

MyHEART is a high blood pressure research program that is studying how to help young adults lower their blood pressure.

What do I need to do in this study?

We will ask everyone to participate in 6 research visits over 1 year to measure blood pressure, weight, and height, and complete surveys.

Some participants will be asked to check their blood pressure at home and talk with a health coach by phone. 

NO BLOOD DRAWS!

Will I be paid during this study?

You will be paid the day of each study visit. You will receive a total of $170 if you come to all of the visits.

Tips for Getting Started...

Where will the study take place?

The research visits will be at UW Hospital & Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin and at the Aurora Outpatient Health Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

What if I change my mind?

You can stop participating in this research program at any time.

Researchers

Heather Johnson
UW School of Medicine & Public Health
608-262-2075

Lisa Sullivan-Vedder
Aurora Health Care

How can I get started or ask additional questions?

Please contact us!

If in the Madison, WI area: 608-261-1880 or myheart@hip.wisc.edu

If in the Milwaukee, WI area: 414-219-4873 or my.heart@aurora.org