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Who We Are
Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are main causes of death. Survivors, volunteers, advocates, healthcare providers,donors - all are building healthier lives.

Missouri Million Hearts
What We Do
We're building healthier lives where you live and work - in the community, health care, education and research.
How You Can Help
Touch hearts - save lives. Here’s the chance to make a real difference!

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Find Us
Regional Office
2446 E. Madrid
Springfield, MO  65804             
phone: (417) 520-5071
fax: (417) 881-8972

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How We Help You in Springfield

CPR & First Aid Training

Free Health Fair Kit: Online request form

If you need large quantities, they may be purchased at

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In Missouri during the past five years (2010-2014) the American Heart Association funded over $15.86 million in new research - 136 studies at 9 Missouri institutions.

  • 1 study at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City - $149,644
  • 1 study at Missouri State University, Springfield - $214,500
  • 1 study at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City - $143,000
  • 15 studies at St. Louis University - $1,460,652
  • 2 studies at Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City - $104,000
  • 27 studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia - $3,623,112
  • 6 studies at the University of Missouri, Kansas City - $702,224
  • 22 studies at Washington University in St. Louis - $1,434,483
  • 61 studies at Washington University, School of Medicine in St. Louis - $8,033,165

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.

In our 11-state Midwest Affiliate we currently are supporting 405 multi-year studies at a cost of $63,864,048

Find out more about heart and stroke research in the Midwest.

Life Cycle of a Research Application

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%.

Midwest Affiliate Community Innovation Grants awarded July 2015

Affinia Healthcare (formerly Grace Hill Health Center, Inc.), St. Louis, MO
Reducing Cardiovascular Disease in the Underserved Communities of St. Louis City

Compassionate Care Network, Chicago, IL
Spotlight on Heart Health

EverThrive Illinois, Chicago, IL
Cooking Matters in Englewood

Family Wellness, LLC, Fargo, ND
School-Based Collaborative Healthy Cooking Lessons

Fridley High School, Fridley, MN
Fridley High School EMS Start Up

Gospel Run, Chicago, IL
Gospel Run-Inspired Communities Project

Greater St. Mark Church of God in Christ, East St. Louis, IL
Greater St. Mark Church of God in Christ Community Garden

Heritage Place of Indianapolis, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Heart Disease and Older Adults

Holy Family Memorial, Inc., Manitowoc, WI
Why Weight

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Indianapolis Chapter, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Change of Heart

North Shore Fire Department, Brown Deer, WI
Take 10 and Save a Life

Northend Ministerial Association, Grand Rapids, MI
Northend Wellness Coalition

Ozarks Resource Group DBA: Ozarks Community Health Center, Heritage, MO
Diabetes and Hypertension Coaching

Parkview Foundation Inc. /Parkview Heart Institute, Fort Wayne, IN
Getting Your Heart Healthy Diet with Minimal Resources

Partners in Community Building, Inc., Chicago, IL
Pearly Peas

Presence Hospitals PRV DBA: Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana, IL
PCMC Community Awareness of Stroke

Project Healthy Schools/University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Project Healthy Schools & YMCA Partnership

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Project for a Healthy Heart

Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center Inc., Kansas City, MO
Group Medical Appointments

St. Luke Memorial Church of God in Christ, Kansas City, MO
Heart2Heart: Partnering To Build a Healthy Heart

Windom Area Hospital, Windom, MN
Life’s Simple Seven Educational Series

YMCA of Rapid City, Rapid City, SD
Parkinson’s Wellness Class

Communications Director: Stephen Hall, (417) 881-1128 Office, (417) 551-1654 Cell