hidden Forging Pathways for Blood Pressure Management in Petersburg, VA

Forging Pathways for Blood Pressure Management in Petersburg, VA

As champions for health equity, the American Heart Association is committed to advancing cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality. This is especially important for those who are uninsured or underinsured. The City of Petersburg is a resilient community, but one with significant barriers to living a

hidden Sentara Hospital, Regional Presidents to Co-Chair 2023 Hampton Roads Heart & Stroke Ball

Sentara Hospital, Regional Presidents to Co-Chair 2023 Hampton Roads Heart & Stroke Ball

Two Sentara Healthcare executives will co-chair the American Heart Association’s annual Heart & Stroke Ball in 2023. Liisa Ortegon, President of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Terrie Edwards, Southside Region President, will also co-lead a continuing campaign called Heart of Hampton Roads, which is focused on improving health equity and preventing heart attacks and strokes.

hidden Hampton Roads Heart Walks invite participants to reconnect for heart health

Hampton Roads Heart Walks invite participants to reconnect for heart health

The American Heart Association encourages Hampton Roads to boost mental and physical health while funding community wellness. The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting Hampton Roads back to the Heart Walk. This is the organization’s premier event to boost physical and mental health

hidden Nneka Chiazor, Vice President, Cox Communications and Dana Beckton, Chief Diversity Officer, Sentara Healthcare to lead 2022-23 Hampton Roads Go Red for Women® Movement

Nneka Chiazor, Vice President, Cox Communications and Dana Beckton, Chief Diversity Officer, Sentara Healthcare to lead 2022-23 Hampton Roads Go Red for Women® Movement

Community leaders to co-chair American Heart Association’s initiative to improve women’s heart health The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, announces Nneka Chiazor, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs for Cox Communications and Dana Beckton, Chief Diversity Officer for Sentara Healthcare as the community volunteer co-chairs of the 2022-2023

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,500 to Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke, for physical activity equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The grant the school received will help purchase a “Systems of Adventure Wall” for

hidden Nominations Open for the Richmond Lifestyle Change Awards

Nominations Open for the Richmond Lifestyle Change Awards

The American Heart Association and Richmond Heart Walk Healthy for Good sponsor Molina Complete Care will be honoring those who have made healthy lifestyle changes at this year’s Richmond Heart Walk on October 22 at Libbie Mill Midtown. Nominations officially opened on August 1 for the Richmond Lifestyle Change Awards, which will recognize those that

hidden American Heart Association Hampton Roads announces new leadership to executive board of directors

American Heart Association Hampton Roads announces new leadership to executive board of directors

  Corporate Executives and Medical Leaders elevate their roles on the Hampton Roads Executive Board. The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, named four familiar individuals to the Hampton Roads Executive Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. Scott Kern, Vice President Business Process & Projects, Dollar Tree, is the