The American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative promotes up-to-date, research-based guidelines to ensure all patients have access to lifesaving care Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in the United States, respectively, and several hospitals in our region are working to combat these life-threatening health crises.
Newly appointed Executive Director and New Faces Aim to Improve the Heart and Brain Health in Southern New England Providence, Rhode Island, June 21, 2022 — The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced the promotion of Michelle Clark to Executive Director and the hiring of Frank Maher as Go Red for Women Director, and Gretta
The American Heart Association, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition are excited to kick off the 2022 Kind Hearts Rhode Island Poster Contest. The contest invites all students from across Rhode Island in Grades K-5 to design a poster that demonstrates how have been kind to
American Heart Association’s annual luncheon event returned to Southern New England lead by Deanna Fidler of FM Global After nearly two years away from in person Go Red for Women luncheons, women across Southern New England reconnected at the 2022 Southern New England Go for Women® Luncheon on April 8th to raise critical funds for
American Heart Association Presents 2021 Distinguished Service Awards to Senator Maryellen Goodwin and Representative Mia Ackerman PROVIDENCE (DECEMBER 15, 2021) – The American Heart Association (AHA) today presented Senator Maryellen Goodwin (D-District 1, Providence) and Rep. Mia Ackerman (D-District 45, Cumberland, Lincoln) with 2021 Distinguished Service Awards in recognition of their leadership, commitment, and tireless
Written by Michael Obel-Omia “Before my stroke, I was an educator, speaker, and writer. When I suffered my stroke on 21 May 2016, I thought my professional life was over. How could I educate, speak and write with the aphasia I had as a result of my stroke? Today, over 5 1/2 years later, I
The American Heart Association seeks survivor stories to raise women’s heart disease and stroke awareness in support of the Go Red for Women Luncheon The American Heart Association of Southern New England (AHA) is calling on women across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts to share their stories of surviving heart disease or stroke for the
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the top awardees of its first-ever EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based hosted by the Eastern States region. The first-place grant of $50,000 was awarded to Pastor Cynthia Wallace of Bible Center Church in the Homewood neighborhood of
Over $105,000 in Grants Will be Awarded to Local Community Leaders Faith-based organizations and places of worship have played an important role during the COVID-19 crisis in our country. These organizations and their volunteers and staff have been on the frontline, mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and providing communities with much needed guidance and support.
We are pleased to announce that Sammi Fagan is the winner of the inaugural Southern New England Woman of Impact campaign. She and her fellow nominees spent 8 weeks raising awareness about women’s heart health, and funds that will make a lasting impact on the health of the Southern New England community. Through Sammi’s efforts,