The American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative promotes up-to-date, research-based guidelines to ensure all patients have access to lifesaving care Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in the United States, respectively, and several hospitals in our region are working to combat these life-threatening health crises.
Newly appointed Executive Director and New Faces Aim to Improve the Heart and Brain Health in Southern New England Providence, Rhode Island, June 21, 2022 — The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced the promotion of Michelle Clark to Executive Director and the hiring of Frank Maher as Go Red for Women Director, and Gretta
American Heart Association Presents 2021 Distinguished Service Awards to Senator Maryellen Goodwin and Representative Mia Ackerman PROVIDENCE (DECEMBER 15, 2021) – The American Heart Association (AHA) today presented Senator Maryellen Goodwin (D-District 1, Providence) and Rep. Mia Ackerman (D-District 45, Cumberland, Lincoln) with 2021 Distinguished Service Awards in recognition of their leadership, commitment, and tireless
The American Heart Association seeks survivor stories to raise women’s heart disease and stroke awareness in support of the Go Red for Women Luncheon The American Heart Association of Southern New England (AHA) is calling on women across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts to share their stories of surviving heart disease or stroke for the
At 23 years old, Portsmouth local, Kristin Walker, survived a stroke. This World Stroke Day, Kristin, now 25 years old bravely shares her story to help spread the importance of stroke awareness, at any age. I typically have a big smile on my Face; but the night of September 8th, 2019 my left side was
The American Heart Association of Southern New England (AHA) is calling on women across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts to share their stories of surviving heart disease or stroke for their annual Heart2Heart campaign. Several survivors will be selected to locally represent the Go Red for Women campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the
Join the Southern New England American Heart Association in showing our gratitude to medical personnel, first responders and essential workers as they work towards keeping our communities healthy and safe. During this challenging time, the Southern New England American Heart Association invites the public to express their gratitude for the front-line heroes protecting our community
On February 26, nearly 100 advocates from across Rhode Island descended on the State House to participate in our Tobacco-Free Generation Advocacy Day – an event that the American Heart Association co-hosted with the American Lung Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. As part of the day’s activities, advocates