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 (2008-2012) the American Heart Association funded over $29.3 million in new research:
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago 3 studies - $299,040 Loyola University, Chicago/Maywood 17 studies - $1,637,996 Midwestern University, Downers Grove 1 study - $308,000 Northern Illinois University, De Kalb 1 study - $293,881 NorthShore University HealthSystem Research Institute, Evanston 2 studies - $443,280 Northwestern University, Chicago 100 studies - $8,752,399 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 4 studies - $367,540 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, N. Chicago 3 studies - $665,500 Rush University, Chicago 4 studies - $444,248 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 2 studies - $451,000 Southern Illinois University,Springfield 1 study - $142,469 University of Chicago 49 studies - $5,341,528 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana 25 studies - $2,812,220 University of Illinois, Chicago 62 studies - $7,360,939
Nationwide, we invest almost $130 million a year ($3.4 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%.
Applications closed; funding begins July 1. Illinois Community Action Grant Awardees may be eligible for additional matching grants.
2012 Grants to Illinois organizations include: City of Champaign, Chicago Irving Park YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago CommunityHealth, Chicago FAMA Center for Family Caregivers, Chicago