hidden Emmie Wilson: Syracuse Heart Challenge Inspirational Honoree

Emmie Wilson: Syracuse Heart Challenge Inspirational Honoree

Gina Vaughn-Wilson is a “mom on a mission.” She and her family have been on a medical journey since her daughter, Emmie Wilson, was about 7-months-old. In April of 2023, just two months before Emmie turned two, she was finally diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disorder. A few months later, she was in heart

hidden Teaming up for a healthier community – Buffalo CycleNation and Hands-Only CPR demonstrations help fight stroke and heart disease

Teaming up for a healthier community – Buffalo CycleNation and Hands-Only CPR demonstrations help fight stroke and heart disease

From stroke to heart disease, hundreds of people came together to help create a healthier community at the American Heart Association’s CycleNation event Sunday at ADPRO Sports Training Center. CycleNation is a high energy, indoor stationary cycling event. Teams of four ride stationary bikes in relay format. Each team member rides for 30 minutes. Throughout

hidden LECOM at Elmira and the American Heart Association teaming up to save lives through CPR

LECOM at Elmira and the American Heart Association teaming up to save lives through CPR

With nearly 3 out of 4 cardiac arrests outside of the hospital occurring in homes, knowing how to perform CPR is critically important[1]. CPR, especially if performed immediately, could double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival[2]. That is why the American Heart Association, the worldwide leader in resuscitation science and education, and

hidden New executive director joins American Heart Association staff in Syracuse

New executive director joins American Heart Association staff in Syracuse

The American Heart Association, Syracuse is pleased to announce a new executive director is joining the team.  Jason Pomeroy will lead American Heart Association staff in the Syracuse, Watertown and Binghamton areas as the new executive director. Pomeroy most recently served as the director of annual leadership development for Smile Train, Inc., an international charity