Los Angeles Media Room

Updated:Jul 2,2018
Los Angeles New & Updates

LA media interviewFind out the latest news from your local Los Angeles division of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association!

Press Releases:

American Heart Association endorses Measure M to help improve health of Los Angeles County residents - Press Release 10.05.16

La American Heart Association apoya la Medida M para mejorar la salud de los residentes del Condado de Los Angeles - Press Release 10.05.16

American Heart Association's new urban race comes to Southern California - Press Release 02.09.15


Media Relations:

Kristine Kelly, Senior Director, Communications & Marketing (213) 291-7080 or Kristine.Kelly@heart.org

Elena De La Cruz, Director, Latino Communications & Marketing (213) 291-7082 or Elena.delacruz@heart.org

For national media inquiries, please call (214) 706-1173

Additional Media Resources:

AHA National Newsroom, newsroom.heart.org. Includes our national news releases and multi-media resources
Heart and Stroke Statistics
Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia

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Los Angeles Event Contacts:

Go Red For Women Luncheon:

         Elisa Perry, Business Development Director (213) 291-7055
         Laura Baker, Business Development Director (213) 291-7051

Heart Ball:
         Anders Bollingmo, Business Development Director (213) 291-7120
         Marissa Fortuno, Vice President, Social Market(213) 291-7052

Heart Walk: 
          Amber Moyers, Business Development Director (213) 201-7094
          Kelsey Muir, Business Development Director (213) 201-7060
          Megan Millar, Sr. Business Development Director (949) 855-1541


Kids Heart Challenge:

          Kuniko Okuda, Customer Service Specialist (213) 291-7108

Teaching Gardens: Marisa Rodriguez, Teaching Gardens Coordinator (213) 291-7105

Los Angeles Main Office: (213) 291-7000

National Call Center: 800-242-8721