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AHA Heart Society
The Philadelphia Heart Society is an elite coalition of compassionate corporate and individual philanthropists who foster relationships and work with influencers to make lasting change happen for special initiatives that support the overall mission of the association.
The Healing Heart Society celebrates local researchers, scientists and physicians for their work in saving, shaping and improving the lives of our loved ones.
The Hopeful Heart Society celebrates and inspires joint-support of the AHA’s work to create a better future for our children, families and communities.
The Helping Heart Society delights and entertains the affluent and influential philanthropists of the community, offering enticing opportunities to mix, meet and mingle…all while doing good and learning about healthy lifestyle choices.

Heart Ball2012 Heart of Philadelphia  
The Heart Ball is one of Philadelphia's premier black-tie events, attracting leading healthcare, business and civic leaders committed to raising funds for lifesaving research and education programs across the Delaware Valley. 

Open Your HeartOpen Your Heart Special Appeal  
Open your heart to the Mission Lifeline special appeal and be recognized at the Heart of Philadelphia. Dollars donated fund a citywide program which will decrease emergency response times and increase survival rates for heart attack victims. For more information, contact Tracey Soulges at (215)575-5204 or


Heart Society Executive Leaders
We gratefully thank the dedicated volunteers who serve on the
Heart Society Executive Leadership Team and recognize our 2012 honorees.  

Heart of Philadelphia Honoree - Daniel J. Hilferty
Edward S. Cooper, MD Honoree - Howard H. Weitz, MD
2012 Executive Leadership Vice Chairs
Patrick J. O’Connor, Vice Chairman, Cozen O’Connor
Gerard H. Sweeney, President and CEO, Brandywine Realty Trust
Joan K. Richards, President and CEO, Crozer-Keystone Health System
Geno Merli, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Mission Lifeline Champion

2012 Executive Leaders
Kathy Albanese, Independence Blue Cross
Christopher Cashman, Independence Blue Cross
Nick Chimicles, Chimicles & Tikellis LLP
Anne K. Cobuzzi, AstraZeneca
Mike Dandorph, University of Pennsylvania Health System
James Eisenhower, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Michael Halter, Hahnemann University Hospital
Richard V. Homan, M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine
David Kutch, Bank of New York Mellon 
James Langston, Diversified Search Ray & Berndtson
Bruce G. Leto, Esq., Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
Jeffrey McGroarty, Safegaurd Scientific
Michael Rashid, Amerihealth
Nick E. Sakiewicz, Philadelphia Union
Kathy Scullin, Crozer-Keystone Health System
Sajid Syed, ACRO Pharmaceutical Services
Mesfin Tegenu, MS, RPh, PerformRX
Karen J. Walters, Independence Blue Cross 
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2013 Sponsors
Abington Health
Acro Pharmaceutical Services
Aqua America, Inc.
Argus Health Systems, Inc.
Armstrong, Doyle & Carroll, Inc.
Bala Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Brandywine Realty Trust
Bravo Health
Brian Communications
Capital Management Enterprises
Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia
CBS Radio- KYW Radio
Charon Planning
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Chimicles & Tikellis LLP
Citizen's Bank
Comcast Corporation
Corporate Synergies Group, LLC
Cozen O'Connor
Crothall Healthcare, Inc.
Crozer-Keystone Health System
David M. Banet Associates, INC.
Deloitte LLP
Delta Point
Dilworth Paxson LLP
Diversified Search
Doyle Alliance Group
Drexel University
Ernst & Young LLP
Forest Pharmaceuticals
Genesis Healthcare
Government Works
Hahnemann University Hospital
HM Insurance Group
Huntington National Bank
Independence Blue Cross
Jefferson Health System
Johnson & Johnson
Kistler-Tiffany Benefits
L.F. Driscoll Co.
Larson Allen
Liberty Property Trust
Merck & Co.
Mercy Health
Millennium 3 Management
Morgan Lewis
Newmark Knight Frank Smith Mack
NorthMarq Advisors
P. Agnes, Inc.
P-4 Pathways
Penn Medicine- Cardiac Surgery
Penn Medicine CV Institute
Penn Presbyterian Hospital
Pennoni Associates, INC.
PFM Advisors
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia Union
PREIT Services
Pricewaterhouse Cooper
Republic Bank
Safeguard Scientific Inc.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
Stradley Ronon
Susquehanna Bank
Temple University
Thomas Jefferson University
TJU Cardiology Research Foundation
Trion Group
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Wawa Inc.
Zoll Medical

2012 Sponsrs
Argus Health
Bravo Health
Chimicles & Tikellis, LLP
Cozen O'Connor
Crozer-Keystone Health System
Dilworth Paxson, LLP
Dispute Resolution Institute
Diversified Search, LLC
Ernst & Young
Government Works
Hahnemann University Hospital
Huntington National Bank
Johnson & Johnson
Larson Allen, LLP
Philadelphia Marriott Hotel
P-4 Pathways
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Perform Rx
Philadelphia Union
Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, LLP
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young
Susquehanna Bank
Thomas Jefferson University & Hospital
Trevena, Inc.

2013 Pacesetters
Abington Health
Einstein Healthcare Network
Ernst & Young
Hahnemann University Hospital
Penn Presbyterian Hospital
Penn Medicine- Cardiac Surgery
Wawa, Inc.
Zoll Medical

For more information, contact Kate Balog at (215) 575-5205 or