Mission of the National Lipid Association

The Mission of the National Lipid Association (NLA) is to . . .

Enhance the practice of lipid management in clinical medicine. Consistent with the mission statement, the National Lipid Association's goals are:


  1. Professionalism
    The NLA will enhance medical knowledge, clinical skills, and related business activities that provide for more effective patient outcomes. Promoting and sustaining the highest ethical standards will be an essential component of these activities.
  2. Public Service
    The NLA will enhance efforts to reduce death and disability related to disorders of lipid metabolism in patients.
  3. Multidisciplinary Approach
    The NLA will strive to provide professional activities that serve the members of the NLA. All related health professionals will be able to join, train and be represented to the scope of their practice.
  4. Continuous Growth and Development
    The NLA will promote responsible outreach to all regions of the country to make available the benefits of the NLA in every community.
  5. Business Ethics
    The NLA will promote its activities with the utmost respect to acceptable business practices, ensuring all interactions will be undertaken in a responsible and ethical fashion.
  6. Cooperation
    The NLA will be supportive of other organizations with common purposes and values and will seek active interactions with such organizations.


Publish Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:00

This page was last updated: Feb 13, 2017