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Ten Local Women Lead Effort to Fight No. 1 Killer – Heart Disease

For 100 years, the American Heart Association has made bold moves to save lives and pioneer scientific discoveries. We haven’t done it alone. Every year across the country, a select group of individuals are nominated to be a part of Women of Impact because of their passion and dedication to effecting change in their communities.

hidden Uniting Hearts, Transforming Lives and Raising Funds: Eight Greater Washington Region Leaders of Impact Have a Record-Breaking Campaign

Uniting Hearts, Transforming Lives and Raising Funds: Eight Greater Washington Region Leaders of Impact Have a Record-Breaking Campaign

Every year across the country, a select group of individuals are nominated to be a part of the American Heart Association’s Leaders of Impact campaign because of their passion and drive to make a difference. This year’s results were exceptional, thanks to an incredible group of eight changemakers. They passionately promoted the Association’s mission, advocated for

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Five Volunteers Recognized for Outstanding Contributions that Save and Improve Lives

The American Heart Association recently announced the recipients of this year’s Eastern States Region Volunteer Awards. Five outstanding Greater Washington Region volunteer leaders were honored because of their commitment to the cause and extraordinary collaborative achievement to advance the organization’s mission to improve health and wellbeing for all. David Jaffe, Association Dean of Students, American

hidden Three Howard University students receive national health education scholarship

Three Howard University students receive national health education scholarship

The American Heart Association’s EmPOWERED Scholars program has awarded $5,000 to three Howard University students in Washington, DC. November 21, 2023, WASHINGTON, DC – The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, has awarded ten $5,000 scholarships to college students from across the United States through its EmPOWERED Scholars program.

hidden Greater Washington Region Heart Walk raises heartbeats and more than $1.8 million

Greater Washington Region Heart Walk raises heartbeats and more than $1.8 million

On November 4, a perfect fall morning in the Nation’s Capital, 10,000 survivors, advocates, community leaders and heart health champions laced up their sneakers and stepped out against cardiovascular disease and stroke at the American Heart Association’s Greater Washington Region Heart Walk. Representing over 100 companies and 570 teams, walkers took strides and raised over

hidden Local social entrepreneur addressing health disparities receives national grant

Local social entrepreneur addressing health disparities receives national grant

Social entrepreneurs are recognized nationally for their innovative local business solutions addressing health inequities ARLINGTON, VA, NOVEMBER 15, 2023 – Approximately 50 million people in the United States are at higher risk for heart disease and/or stroke because they lack the most basic needs — healthy food, clean air and drinking water, quality education, employment,

hidden Kaiser Permanente’s Cynthia Cifuentes and Ameya Kulkarni, M.D. are looking forward to leading the 2023 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk

Kaiser Permanente’s Cynthia Cifuentes and Ameya Kulkarni, M.D. are looking forward to leading the 2023 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk

For nearly a century, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization committed to fighting heart disease and stroke, has worked toward a world where all people have the chance for a longer, healthier life. Leading the charge to save and improve lives as our 2023 Heart Challenge Co-Chairs are Cynthia Cifuentes, Vice President