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. 


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.

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What if I change my mind?

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


Heather Johnson
UW School of Medicine & Public Health

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 

If in the Milwaukee, WI area: 414-219-4873 or 

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