The American Heart Association is excited to welcome Howard L. Haronian, MD, FACC as a member to the Connecticut Board of Directors. In his role, Dr. Haronian will help the association in building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, through oversight of local revenue generation and health impact activities. The American Heart Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Haronian is the Chief Quality and Innovation Officer, Vice President East Region, Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute. He is a practicing interventional cardiologist.
As a member of the regional board of directors, Dr. Haronian will help to drive strategies to create a healthier Connecticut for all. Together, board members will work to address important issues facing the Connecticut community, including tackling the youth vaping epidemic, increasing access to affordable and healthy food, addressing hypertension, and ensuring residents live in a healthy environment that supports physical and mental being.
“I look forward to collaborating with the team at the American Heart Association and my fellow board members in building a healthier Connecticut community,” said Dr. Haronian. “As a practicing physician, I know the importance of prevention and addressing quality healthcare access for all.”
Dr. Haronian joins fellow board members:
Russ Mills, Alteryx and Board Chair
Dr. Joonun (Chris) Choi, Stamford Health and Board President
Dr. Hardik Amin, Yale New Haven Hospital
Maureen Boyle-Henninger, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Leadership Development Chair
Sandra Bulmer, PhD, Southern Connecticut State University
Joseph R. Catapano, Pitney Bowes
Dr. Robert Elder, Yale School of Medicine
Patrick Green, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital & Yale New Haven Health
Dr. Seth Lapuk, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Francine LoRusso, Heart and Vascular Center, Yale New Haven Health
Haley Sofiane, CareCentrix