hidden Inaugural CycleNation Event in Richmond, VA Raises Funds and Awareness

Inaugural CycleNation Event in Richmond, VA Raises Funds and Awareness

The energy and spirits were high at the inaugural Richmond CycleNation event on May 30th.  CycleNation empowers participants to use bikes to get brain and heart-healthy – all while raising funds for community programs that will prevent stroke and heart disease. Co-workers, friends and family rang cow bells and cheered on teams at this relay


Highlights from the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Heart & Stroke Quality Summit

The Mid-Atlantic Heart & Stroke Quality Summit took place this week in Raleigh, NC. Physicians, nurses, EMTs and other clinical care providers gathered from across the Mid-Atlantic to share knowledge with the common goal to improve care and quality of life for their patients. Topics included hypertension, cholesterol, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, cardiac emergencies and


AHA and Johns Hopkins celebrate their lifesaving partnership

Last week, American Heart Association Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Executive Vice President Jeremy Beauchamp, AHA Mid-Atlantic Board President Wayne Rosamond, PhD and Board Chair Stuart Smith, and Baltimore Executive Director Yvette Mingo presented a check representing $10,244,838 in active research awards to The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System President Ron Peterson, PhD and Johns Hopkins Chief


October Update from the MAA

Dear Friend of Heart: It has been a very exciting month already in the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate. American Heart Association volunteer and funded researcher Robert Lefkowitz, M.D., the James B. Duke Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, was named as a co-recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. A member of the association’s