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Hospital Executives to Lead Go Red for Women® in Westchester County

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, September 27, 2021 – The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all announced today that White Plains Hospital will help lead the Go Red movement in Westchester County formally kicking-off on World Heart Day — September 29. Dawn French, Senior Vice President for

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American Heart Association in Westchester Names New President of the Board

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is proud to announce Damara Gutnick, MD, FACP, Senior Director in the Montefiore Health System’s Office of Community and Population Health, and an Associate Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the departments of Epidemiology and Population

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SEFCU leader to chair CycleNation

Mark Duffy has been front and center at past CycleNation events, raising money to fight stroke and heart disease in the American Stroke Association’s signature event. This year, Duffy, Community Engagement Leader at SEFCU, is chairing CycleNation, which will be back in person on Thursday, Sept. 30, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Armory

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Wynantskill Teen wins Upstate NY Teen of Impact campaign

Thirteen teens participated in the American Heart Association’s first Teen of Impact campaign in upstate New York, forming teams to support the mission of the American Heart Association. The teens and their teams accrued points for conducting heart-healthy activities, educating their communities about the work of the American Heart Association, and fundraising to fight heart

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County Health Commissioner receives Donald Led Duke Heart Hero Award

She has advocated for health equity, worked with the American Heart Association to improve heart and brain health for Albany County residents, and has been a leader as Albany County officials faced the COIVD pandemic head-on. In appreciation for improving the lives of Albany County residents, the American Heart Association is honoring Dr. Elizabeth Whalen,

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Why do women try to do it all?

Women work, care for families, and put their time and effort into making their communities a better place to live. But what is the cost to their heart health? That’s one of the questions that will be explored during the 2021 Go Red Mohawk Valley Digital Experience, set for Wednesday, June 9, at noon on

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President and CEO of CDPHP chairs 2021 Capital Region Heart Walk and Run

Before he was president and CEO of CDPHP, Dr. John Bennett was a practicing cardiologist, which makes participating in American Heart Association events vitally important to him. “I saw firsthand the devastating effects of heart disease, stroke, and other heart-related issues,” Dr. Bennett said. “I consider our members to be like my patients, and I

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Digital Health Expo kicks off on May 10

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2021 is different than ever before, including its Health Expo. Both events are digital this year. The Digital Health Expo Week of Wellness takes place May 10 – May 14, on the Facebook event page for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk. People who have registered for America’s Greatest