ENROLL IN THE SAHELI STUDY!

  • You may be eligible if you are between the ages of 18-65 with two or more clinical heart disease risk factors.

  • Risk factors include: Hypertension, high cholesterol, pre-diabetes or diabetes, and overweight/obese.

  • Additional criteria includes living within a 22 mile radius of the Chicagoland area as well as the ability to understand Hindi, Urdu, or English.

Intern with us

Who wants to join our team? Are you a student looking to make a difference? 
If you have a passion for South Asian health, want exposure to the fields of healthcare and public health, there's no better way to make an impact than to become an active advocate yourself. Apply now to help make an impact! Please send your resume and cover letter to sahelistudy@northwestern.edu


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The program had me reduce oil, salt and sugar in my diet. I started walking from my home to work as a routine exercise. It helped me reduce my weight and also reduced my husband’s blood pressure.
— Manjula, SAHELI Study participant
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