hidden Scientific Session opens with a focus on public health

Scientific Session opens with a focus on public health

The opening day of our 95th annual meeting set the pace for the rest of the weekend, discussing lessons learned and urgent challenges facing worldwide cardiovascular health. Saturday’s Opening Session, moderated by American Heart Association President Dr. Michelle Albert and Dr. Manesh R. Patel, chairman of the Committee on Scientific Sessions Program, included former US

hidden Syracuse foursome saves life with CPR at charity golf tournament

Syracuse foursome saves life with CPR at charity golf tournament

A charity golf tournament turned into an experience like no other for a foursome from Nascentia Health. They saved a man’s life with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Suezette Van Horn, Maria Giannino, Beth Lord, and Patrick Forget were playing golf at Rogues Roost Golf Club in Bridgeport to raise money for The Kara Fund, a nonprofit

hidden Southern Tier executive named to leadership role for Heart Walk

Southern Tier executive named to leadership role for Heart Walk

The American Heart Association has named Kathy Breno, Marketing Director at Matthew’s Auto Group, as chairwoman of the 2023 Southern Tier Heart Walk. In this role, Breno is charged with a $300,000 fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. The Southern Tier Heart Walk is the signature event of the

hidden Albany-area children born with congenital heart defects threw out the first pitches at ValleyCats game

Albany-area children born with congenital heart defects threw out the first pitches at ValleyCats game

6-year-old Gabe Greenberg was the Heart Hero of the 2022 Capital Region Heart Walk and Run. Born with Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia, and Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries (MAPCAS), Gabe has had two open-heart surgeries. He regularly makes videos explaining medical conditions. 12-year-old Emma Duncan was born with aortic stenosis, mitral stenosis and mitral

hidden Franklinville Elementary School receives grants for health resources

Franklinville Elementary School receives grants for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $1,189 to Franklinville Elementary School in Franklinville for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant will allow Franklinville Elementary to start a recess closet with equipment for students

hidden Syracuse executive named to leadership role for Heart Challenge

Syracuse executive named to leadership role for Heart Challenge

The American Heart Association has named Ronald Belle, president and CEO of AmeriCU Credit Union, as chairman of the 2023 Syracuse Heart Challenge. In this role, Belle is charged with a $500,000 fundraising goal to support the lifesaving work of the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Heart Challenge® is a suite of activities