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Alma Adler
Research Associate in Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Alma Adler, PhD, is an epidemiologist with fourteen years of experience working in low-resource settings. She currently works in implementation science with an emphasis on the evaluation of complex interventions in Noncommunicable Diseases in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). She originally trained in anthropology at McGill followed by a PhD in physical anthropology at Arizona State University. Dr. Adler subsequently trained in epidemiology with an emphasis on public health in low resource settings at the London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine, where she worked for twelve years. She has experience working in maternal and child health in LMICs, infectious disease, online cohorts, evidence synthesis (systematic review specialist at the Cochrane Heart Group), and international advocacy (science officer at the World Heart Federation). She is currently conducting research in Rwanda, Liberia, and Malawi though her prior work involved projects and collaborations in Vietnam, Ghana, South Africa, South Sudan, and Zambia.

Can a nurse-led community-based model of hypertension care improve hypertension control in Ghana? Results from the ComHIP cohort study.
Authors: Authors: Adler AJ, Laar A, Prieto-Merino D, Der RMM, Mangortey D, Dirks R, Lamptey P, Perel P.
BMJ Open
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Cochrane corner: text messaging to improve adherence to drugs for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Authors: Authors: Adler AJ, Casas JP, Martin N, Free C, Perel P.
Heart
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Roadmap to Achieve 25% Hypertension Control in Africa by 2025.
Authors: Authors: Dzudie A, Rayner B, Ojji D, Schutte AE, Twagirumukiza M, Damasceno A, Ba SA, Kane A, Kramoh E, Anzouan Kacou JB, Onwubere B, Cornick R, Sliwa K, Anisiuba B, Mocumbi AO, Ogola E, Awad M, Nel G, Otieno H, Toure AI, Kingue S, Kengne AP, Perel P, Adler A, Poulter N, Mayosi B.
Glob Heart
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The magnitude and severity of abortion-related morbidity in settings with limited access to abortion services: a systematic review and meta-regression.
Authors: Authors: Calvert C, Owolabi OO, Yeung F, Pittrof R, Ganatra B, Tunçalp Ö, Adler AJ, Filippi V.
BMJ Glob Health
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Roadmap to achieve 25% hypertension control in Africa by 2025.
Authors: Authors: Dzudie A, Rayner B, Ojji D, Schutte AE, Twagirumukiza M, Damasceno A, Ba SA, Kane A, Kramoh E, Kacou JB, Onwubere B, Cornick R, Sliwa K, Anisiuba B, Mocumbi AO, Ogola E, Awad M, Nel G, Otieno H, Toure AI, Kingue S, Kengne AP, Perel P, Adler A, Poulter N, Mayosi B.
Cardiovasc J Afr
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Mobile phone text messaging to improve medication adherence in secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Authors: Authors: Adler AJ, Martin N, Mariani J, Tajer CD, Owolabi OO, Free C, Serrano NC, Casas JP, Perel P.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Evaluation of a community-based hypertension improvement program (ComHIP) in Ghana: data from a baseline survey.
Authors: Authors: Lamptey P, Laar A, Adler AJ, Dirks R, Caldwell A, Prieto-Merino D, Aerts A, Pearce N, Perel P.
BMC Public Health
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Efficacy and safety of ablation for people with non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
Authors: Authors: Nyong J, Amit G, Adler AJ, Owolabi OO, Perel P, Prieto-Merino D, Lambiase P, Casas JP, Morillo CA.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Reduced dietary salt for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Authors: Authors: Adler AJ, Taylor F, Martin N, Gottlieb S, Taylor RS, Ebrahim S.
Sao Paulo Med J
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Nut consumption for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Authors: Authors: Martin N, Germanò R, Hartley L, Adler AJ, Rees K.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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