hidden Massachusetts November Media Roundup

Massachusetts November Media Roundup

Here is a sampling of stories covered by Massachusetts media outlets in November that featured the American Heart Association and highlight the many ways we are helping all Americans live a long, healthy life. NBC Boston and NECN: 2021 Dietary Guidance to Improve Cardiovascular Health ‘Balance’ is the key word in new dietary guidance for

hidden Massachusetts organizations recognized for achievements in workplace health

Massachusetts organizations recognized for achievements in workplace health

Several Massachusetts organizations are being recognized for their commitment to employee health and well-being by the American Heart Association through its 2021 Workplace Health Achievement Index.   The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, created the Index in 2016 with its CEO Roundtable, a leadership collaborative of more than 45 members from some of America’s largest companies, to apply evidence-based approaches

hidden UMass cardiologist elected president of American Heart Association board

UMass cardiologist elected president of American Heart Association board

The American Heart Association has named Dr. David McManus president-elect of its Board of Directors in central Massachusetts. Dr. McManus is a cardiologist and clinician scientist at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. His research focuses on the world’s most common heart rhythm abnormality – atrial fibrillation. He is currently working on developing new

hidden Harvard U. researcher to receive Distinguished Scientist in Stroke award at Scientific Sessions

Harvard U. researcher to receive Distinguished Scientist in Stroke award at Scientific Sessions

The American Heart Association is presenting its 2021 Distinguished Scientist in Stroke to Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Eng H. Lo. The Association designates Distinguished Scientist awards in several categories to members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health. The 2021 awardees will be honored at Scientific Sessions 2021, which will

hidden Boston researcher to receive Distinguished Scientist award at Scientific Sessions

Boston researcher to receive Distinguished Scientist award at Scientific Sessions

The American Heart Association is presenting its 2021 Distinguished Scientist in General Preventive Medicine award to Dr. Vasan S. Ramachandran, of Boston University. The Association designates Distinguished Scientist awards in several categories to AHA members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health. The six 2021 Distinguished Scientist awardees will be

hidden WCVB Channel 5 airing PSA promoting Boston Heart Walk

WCVB Channel 5 airing PSA promoting Boston Heart Walk

WCVB Channel 5 is airing a PSA promoting the Boston Heart Walk throughout October. The spot features Jessica Brown, who co-anchors the noon and 4 p.m. newscasts. Brown also serves as NewsCenter 5’s medical reporter. WCVB is the media sponsor of the Boston Heart Walk. On Saturday, Oct. 30, Heart Walk participants and teams are