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 (2010-2014) the American Heart Association funded over 271 studies at a cost of $32.68 million in new research:
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago 2 studies - $195,000 Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago 1 study - $26,000 Loyola University, Chicago/Maywood 18 studies - $1,658,236 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 94 studies - $11,939,698 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 4 studies - $426,315 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, N. Chicago 2 studies - $451,000 Rush University, Chicago 5 studies - $637,476 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 2 studies - $451,000 Southern Illinois University,Springfield 1 study - $142,469 University of Chicago 48 studies - $5,827,178 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana 27 studies - $2,318,488 University of Illinois, Chicago 63 studies - $7,657,135
Nationwide, we invest almost $145 million a year ($3.7 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 will close February 12. Awardees will be notified in June, 2015.
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