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Our blog is the hub for the American Heart Association in your community. Whether you’re seeking the latest local news, survivor stories or information about impactful events, we have you covered.

Boston Impact Report

Impact

Learn about the strides made by the American Heart Association in Greater Boston in our 2023 Impact Report. We highlight local research, education initiatives and public policy efforts, all of which play a pivotal role in saving lives.

Support Network

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You are not alone. Coping with a heart or stroke condition can be complex, but your experience can be more manageable when you have the right kind of support, encouragement, guidance and information.

BE PART OF A CENTURY OF LIFESAVING

In the past 100 years, the American Heart Association and its community of supporters have accomplished an astonishing amount in the fight against heart disease and stroke. However, our journey is far from over. As we enter our second century of work together, we’re more dedicated than ever to finding and funding the next big scientific breakthrough in cardiovascular research.
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Events in Your Area

Boston Heart Walk

Location: Boston Common

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2024 - 09:00 AM

Register

In Your Community

The American Heart Association stands with our communities by advocating for laws and policies that help people access care, avoid tobacco and eat healthier.

The moving force behind these efforts are our You’re the Cure advocates. These are Americans from all walks of life who advocate for legislative and regulatory policies in Massachusetts and across the country.

You can make a difference by lending your voice to this cause. Join the You’re the Cure network today by visiting yourethecure.org/join.

To learn more about our advocacy work, contact Allyson Perron, our senior state government relations lead, at [email protected].

Advocacy

The American Heart Association is honored to be working with some of the most passionate companies in Massachusetts. These supporters are vital to helping us achieve our mission.

To get your company involved in Greater Boston, contact Jessica Berretta, our vice president of development, at [email protected].

To get involved in Central Massachusetts, contact Sabrina Webb, our development director in that region, at [email protected].

Supporters

The American Heart Association is committed to creating more equitable health outcomes in Massachusetts through five key priority areas: women, tobacco and vaping, patients, addressing community need and healthy living. Equity is always at the center of our work, and it will continue to guide all that we do.

Through our focus on these impact areas, and in collaboration with local organizations, sponsors, businesses, and others that serve the community, we are removing barriers to health care access and quality so everyone can enjoy a full, healthy life.

To learn more about this work, contact Stephanie Voltaire, our community impact director, at [email protected].

Community

Have you or someone you care about suffered from heart disease or stroke? Give hope to others by sharing your story.

At the American Heart Association, we often receive requests from the media, companies, schools and other organizations for individuals to share their stories. These stories help us spread awareness and provide hope.

To share your story, contact Chris Camire, our marketing and communications director, at [email protected].

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Thomas Lee
Senior Partner
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President
Dr. Ami Bhatt
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Leadership Development Chair
Kerri Cullity
Partner
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Immediate Past Chairperson
Mark Kane
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CIBC

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Dr. Jennifer Cluett
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Laura Angelini
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Dr. Emelia Benjamin
Associate Provost for Faculty Development
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Brian Curley
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SS&C Technologies, Inc.

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HealthBeacon

Traci Hong
Associate Professor 
Boston University

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Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport

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Nixon Peabody LLP

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Vice President, Corporate Communications and Chief of Staff
Lantheus

Olivia Lew
Chief Operating Officer
Casana

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Director, Obstetrics Population Health
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Chairperson
Elizabeth L.B. Greene
Partner
Mirick O’Connell

President
Dr. David McManus
Professor and Chair of Medicine
UMass Chan Medical School

Chairperson-elect
Christopher Kostiw
Senior Vice President-Team Leader, Commercial Lending

President-elect
Dr. Daniel Carlucci
Chair, Medical Specialties
Reliant Medical Group

Meg Coffin
CEO
Center for Living & Working, Inc

Dr. Michelle Hadley
Co-chair, Women's Health & Lifestyle Center
Saint Vincent Hospital

Dr. Brian Silver
Endowed Chair in Neuroscience Research and Professor of Neurology
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American Heart Association

93 Worcester St.
Wellesley, MA 02481

Phone: (781) 373-4500

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