Walk the Walk for Heart Health
One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
2013 Santa Barbara Heart Walk
The Santa Barbara Heart Walk is scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the beautiful Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort in Santa Barbara. Event beings at 9:00 am with the 5k walk starting at 10:30 am. Join us as we strive to fight heart disease and stroke ?Santa Barbara County?s #1 and #2 killers!
Boston Heart Walk
The Boston Heart Walk, a non-competitive walk, will bring together over 200 of the top companies and hospitals in the Boston Metro area. On average, over 10,000 people from throughout Greater Boston participate each year.
Wall Street Run & Heart Walk
The Wall Street Run & Heart Walk brings together thousands of participants form more than 150 of the top companies, hospitals & professional services firms in NYC. Run competitively or enjoy a leisurely walk on a 3-mile course through the streets of Manhattan's financial district. The run is a qualifier for the ING New York City Marathon.
Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 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.
American Heart Association 2011-2012 Expenditures
Public Health Education: 39.1%
Professional Education & Training: 14.0%
Community Services: 5.1%
Management & General: 7.9%
American Heart Association Diversity Report
Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.
We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.