Rethink Your Drink Webinar - accredited, free, online webinar for physicians, nurses and physician assistants presented by Illinois Public Health Institute and the American Heart Association. Expires April 25, 2015.
In Illinois during the past five years (2009-2013) the American Heart Association funded over $29.3 million in new research:
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago 2 studies - $195,000 Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago 2 studies - $169,000 Loyola University, Chicago/Maywood 19 studies - $1,554,236 Midwestern University, Downers Grove 2 studies - $522,500 Northern Illinois University, De Kalb 1 study - $293,881 NorthShore University HealthSystem Research Institute, Evanston 1 study - $135,280 Northwestern University, Chicago 93 studies - $8,821,715 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 4 studies - $426,315 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, N. Chicago 2 studies - $451,000 Rush University, Chicago 3 studies - $351,476 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 2 studies - $451,000 Southern Illinois University,Springfield 1 study - $142,469 University of Chicago 52 studies - $5,625,780 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana 22 studies - $2,189,720 University of Illinois, Chicago 63 studies - $7,966,767
Nationwide, we invest almost $128.5 million a year ($3.5 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.
The American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate funds projects that help us achieve our Impact Goal: To improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% by the year 2020, and to reduce deaths from heart disease and stroke by 20%.
Formerly known as the Community Action Grants
Applications due Thursday, February 13th.
2013 Grants to Illinois organizations include:
Arthur M. Jackson Healthcare Foundation, East St. Louis, Illinois Broadview Fire Department, Broadview, Illinois Centro Comunitario Juan Diego, Chicago Family Focus Nuestra Familia, Chicago McHenry County Department of Health Partners in Community Building, Inc., Chicago Filipino American Community Health Initiative of Chicago Korean American Community Services, Chicago Posen Fire Department, Posen, Illinois Vive en Forma, Lake Villa, Illinois