hidden VCU Health Chief of Health Impact leads local movement to improve women’s heart health

VCU Health Chief of Health Impact leads local movement to improve women’s heart health

Sheryl Garland to chair the American Heart Association’s Richmond’s 2023-24 Go Red for Women® movement Sheryl Garland, Chief of Health Impact for VCU Health, will serve as the executive volunteer chair of the 2023-2024 Richmond Go Red for Women® movement, a comprehensive platform designed more than two decades ago to increase women’s heart health awareness

hidden One in One Hundred: Alyiah’s Journey from Statistic to Inspiration

One in One Hundred: Alyiah’s Journey from Statistic to Inspiration

Christina Luntzer was stunned when she learned that one in one hundred babies are born with a heart defect. She never imagined that her own child would bring that statistic to life. Before Christina’s daughter, Alyiah, was born, this statistic led Christina to become deeply involved with the American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge as

hidden Utibe Bassey, Dominion Energy Vice President, to Chair Centennial American Heart Association Richmond Heart Ball

Utibe Bassey, Dominion Energy Vice President, to Chair Centennial American Heart Association Richmond Heart Ball

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, October 19, 2023 — As plans are underway for the 2024 Richmond Heart Ball, Utibe Bassey, Dominion Energy Vice President of Customer Experience, has been named chair of this year’s community-wide campaign. The Heart Ball celebrates progress made through the dedication and passion of all who support the American Heart Association’s Heart of Richmond, a year-round effort aimed at investing in saving and improving lives in Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities.   “Utibe exemplifies true leadership and

hidden Check it Out: Blood Pressure in Richmond and Petersburg Libraries

Check it Out: Blood Pressure in Richmond and Petersburg Libraries

Have you heard about the latest addition to the shelves at the library? The American Heart Association is adding blood pressure monitoring stations and loaner devices to libraries across the Greater Richmond and Tri-Cities centered on equity, placing resources in areas with the highest prevalence of hypertension and barriers to care. And there might be

hidden Richmond leaders join local initiative to drive equitable health for all

Richmond leaders join local initiative to drive equitable health for all

American Heart Association’s Leaders of Impact campaign runs today through Nov. 15 RICHMOND, VA – September 29, 2023 – Where someone lives should not dictate how long they live. Five Richmond leaders are joining the American Heart Association’s Leaders of Impact campaign to combat health inequities in RVA. Studies show[1] a near 20-year life expectancy

hidden Sentara Health makes $300,000 gift to support health equity for all

Sentara Health makes $300,000 gift to support health equity for all

The American Heart Association receives funds to enhance blood pressure programming and reduce risks of heart disease and stroke in families across Virginia. The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, alongside Sentara Health commits to equitable health for all by eliminating uncontrolled high blood pressure and reducing risks of heart