On February 1, 2023, nearly one month after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest during Monday Night Football, Damar Hamlin and the American Heart Association launched his #3forHeart CPR Challenge. Yet, 600 miles away, the number 3, held a much different meaning to another athlete. Former basketball star Omar Carter suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on
Adversity is defined as a state of continued difficulty or misfortune. Everyone has experienced some form of adversity or stressful obstacles, but how can scientists quantify it to fully understand the biological connections between stressors and overall health? Dr. Michelle Albert discussed this during her address at the Presidential Session on day 2 of the
The American Heart Association is presenting its 2021 Distinguished Scientist in Stroke to Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Eng H. Lo. The Association designates Distinguished Scientist awards in several categories to members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health. The 2021 awardees will be honored at Scientific Sessions 2021, which will
The American Heart Association is presenting its 2021 Distinguished Scientist in General Preventive Medicine award to Dr. Vasan S. Ramachandran, of Boston University. The Association designates Distinguished Scientist awards in several categories to AHA members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health. The six 2021 Distinguished Scientist awardees will be
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.
The challenges facing our world are many – from timely concerns such as the coronavirus pandemic and the renewed emphasis it has placed on the need to dismantle structural racism to the ongoing challenges of treating and beating the top two killers around the globe: heart disease and stroke. As president of the American Heart
The American Heart Association has recognized two physicians, one from New York City and one from Boston, for their impact on the field of cardiovascular biology and health during the last five years. Dr. Hooman Kamel, of Weill Cornell Medicine, and Dr. Robert W. Yeh, of Harvard Medical School, were named the 2020 Joseph A.
The American Heart Association has recognized a Boston physician with one of its most distinguished and historic honors. Dr. JoAnn E. Manson, chief of the division of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has been named the 2020 Research Achievement Award recipient for her outstanding lifetime contributions to cardiovascular research. Dr. Manson is a
One Nov. 16-18 the American Heart Association hosted Scientific Sessions, the largest cardiovascular meeting in the United State. The annual event attracted nearly 18,000 attendees from more than 100 countries to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, as well as an additional two million medical professionals who participated virtually. We caught up with some attendees
Researchers from Boston, New York, Baltimore and New Haven, Conn., were among those recognized Sunday at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia. The Association’s Scientific Sessions is an annual, premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. American Heart Association President Dr. Robert A. Harrington presented