New leaders and member named to CT regional board of directors

Russ Mills, CT Board Chair

Two area executives are stepping up to lead the American Heart Association in Connecticut. Russ Mills, vice president, Analytics & Business Transformation, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., will serve as Connecticut board chair and Maureen Boyle-Henninger, client executive, National Accounts, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will serve as leadership development chair. They will serve two-year terms.

Maureen Boyle-Henninger

Mills and Boyle-Henninger join the Board President, Joonun (Chris) Choi, MD, director of Non-Invasive Cardiology at Stamford Health, in leading the board in its work to address important issues facing the Connecticut community, including tackling the youth vaping epidemic; increasing access to affordable and healthy food; addressing hypertension; and ensuring residents live in a healthy environment that supports physical and mental well-being.

Hardik P. Amin, M.D.

In addition, the AHA welcomes Hardik P. Amin, M.D., Associate professor, Neurology, Yale School of Medicine, and Medical Stroke Director, Yale New Haven Hospital, Saint Raphael Campus to the Connecticut board of directors.



They join fellow board members:

Sandra Bulmer, PhD, Southern Connecticut State University

Joseph R. Catapano, CPA, Pitney Bowles
Robert Elder, MD Yale School of Medicine

Patrick Green, FACHE, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Yale New Haven Health

Donna Handley, Hartford Healthcare

Seth Lapuk, MD Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Francine LoRusso, MHA, RN, CCRN, CENP, Heart and Vascular Center, Yale New Haven Health
Haley Sofiane, CareCentrix

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