The American Heart Association (AHA)will present its 2021 Research Achievement Award to Daniel J. Rader, M.D., FAHA, of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He will receive the award during the Presidential Session on Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021. The meeting will be fully virtual, Saturday, Nov.
Each year, The American Heart Association honors its extraordinary volunteers at the National Volunteer Awards. This year, we are proud to recognize three local volunteers from the Philadelphia area who have served in leadership roles in our community over the years. Susan Croushore will receive the Morgan Stark Memorial Awad for her extraordinary leadership as
Imagine a community where healthy choices are equitable and accessible, where your ZIP code doesn’t determine your health. The AHA in Philadelphia partnered with Spanish Media AL DÍA to present Health Equity: No Matter Where You Live, a conversation about social determinants of health and access to quality care in Philadelphia. The conversation will focus
A heart transplant is one of modern medicine’s most amazing procedures. A heart transplant gives a patient with congenital heart disease the opportunity to have a normal heart with normal blood circulation. If the transplant goes well, heart function and blood flow will be better than ever. But to get this life-saving surgery, you must first qualify for it.
NFI, a leading supply chain provider, today announced a three-year relationship with the American Heart Association . In alignment with the core value of social responsibility, this work will improve the health and wellness of our communities and will support NFI employees across the country. “Our work with the AHA directly resonates with NFI, as
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. That is why the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region is
The AHA in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the expansion of the Faces of Heart campaign with local philanthropists Stephanie & Matthew Austin, M.D. With their gift of $120,000, the AHA is grateful to the Austin’s for their support of local survivors in their quest for living FEIRCE healthy lives! As a heart survivor herself, Stephanie has been passionate about the work of the American
On Wednesday, February 3 at 1 p.m. ET/ 12 p.m. CT/ 10 a.m. PT, NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day will host an action packed, synchronous broadcast from the Super Bowl LV host city, Tampa Bay. During this broadcast, the NFL team with the winning NFL PLAY 60 exercise of the 2020-2021 season will be announced. Throughout January, kids were asked to view team
The American Heart Association in Philadelphia will recieve a $1 million gift from the Andréa W. and Kenneth C. Frazier Family Foundation to the Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund. The Tyson Fund invests in evidence-based, community-driven entrepreneurial solutions that address social determinants of health. The contribution will be directed in two rounds of funding
Colleen Hanley, MD is a cardiac electrophysiologist at Lankenau Heart Institute. Dr. Hanley graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Temple University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Hanley is board certified in cardiovascular