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AHA Honors MAA Volunteers

The AHA honored several leading volunteers at its annual Awards Luncheon in Dallas on June 24. Congratulations to the MAA’s prestigious award winners! Awards of Meritorious Achievement were presented to Pegui Maridueña, CMC, MBA, and Bertram L. Scott. They were recognized for their leadership and guidance as advisors for multicultural inclusiveness and relevance in AHA communications and marketing campaigns, including the Life

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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

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Update from MAA Board President, Dr. Wayne Rosamond

Dr. Friends of Heart, Heart health and healthy lifestyle habits begin in childhood, yet 1 in 3 American kids and teens are overweight or obese. In fact, research shows that more and more children aged 12-15 have arteries similar to those of a 45-year-old.   The current generation of kids could be the first in American