hidden Howard University student named as 2021-2022 EmPOWERED to Serve Scholar

Howard University student named as 2021-2022 EmPOWERED to Serve Scholar

Written by Shaneta Ford, Health Strategies Intern Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life, and as champions for health equity, the American Heart Association is making that vision a reality. Guided by 10 bold commitments, we are dedicated to removing barriers to health care access and quality and advancing cardiovascular health for

hidden Georgetown University Student Receives $10,000 Grant for Accessible EMT Training Program

Georgetown University Student Receives $10,000 Grant for Accessible EMT Training Program

The 2021 American Heart Association EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ recognized Georgetown University student Cornelia Williams and the DC-area nonprofit EMTomorrow for committing to community transformation and health equity as the second-place, $10,000 grant recipient. A senior studying human science and certified EMT, Cornelia co-founded EMTomorrow in June 2020 to bridge a gap in EMT

hidden American Heart Association Leaders Address Health Equity in New Jersey

American Heart Association Leaders Address Health Equity in New Jersey

Margaret Cammarieri, Community Impact Director at the American Heart Association, joined northern New Jersey board members Lois Greene, DHA, MBA, BSN, RN NEA-BC CPPS, Director of Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Management at University Hospital and Tracy Parris-Benjamin, LSW, FHELA, Director of Clinical Design Community Health at Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ to address

hidden Listening to Our Community to Advance Equitable Health for All

Listening to Our Community to Advance Equitable Health for All

“It is critical” – said Kofi Essel, from Children’s National Hospital when talking about food access. “We need to reevaluate how we’re creating solutions” – said Kristy McCarron from the Metropolitan YMCA when talking about food security as well. “We need to collaborate with other community organizations to make a change” – said Domonique Panton,