Greater Washington Region
Northern Virginia, DC and Montgomery County and Prince George’s County, Maryland
Join us on our journey to build a healthier community for all
Welcoming New Board Members and Honoring Departing Champions.
DC Council unanimously passed the District’s FY23 budget and approved funding for important heart health priorities.
For nearly 100 years, the American Heart Association has been fighting heart disease and stroke.
Events in Your Area
Greater Washington Region Heart Walk
Location: The National Mall
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023 - 08:00 AMRegister
Affair of the Heart Luncheon & Fashion Show
Location: Marriott Marquis Washington DC
Date: Friday, February 9, 2024 - 08:00 AMRegister
Greater Washington DC Heart Ball
Location: Waldorf Astoria Washington DC
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 06:30 PMRegister
In Your Community
The American Heart Association is committed to driving equitable health impact across the Greater Washington Region through key priority areas including: nutrition security, blood pressure, and the elimination of tobacco use and vaping. Equity is always at the center of our work because we believe that everybody deserves the same opportunity for a long, healthy life.
Through our focus on these key impact areas, along with collaboration from local organizations, sponsors, businesses, and community leaders, we are working to improve the health and well-being of all Greater Washington residents while saving and improving countless lives around the world.
Our impact continues to grow, including efforts to create avenues for greater access to quality care, healthy food access, CPR education, blood pressure management and education, and efforts to stop the use of tobacco.
People are counting on us as never before. The American Heart Association, and our supporters, will drive change as a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.
We all have the power to make a difference.
By advocating for public policies that build healthier communities, we can all make a difference in people's lives. See how, alongside our volunteers and partners, we've been opening doors to equitable health for more than 40 years.
Our efforts across DC, Maryland, and Virginia emphasize an equity-first, community-based approach to foster heart healthy environments focused on addressing social determinants of health across Greater Washington. Examples of our impactful advocacy campaigns include restricting the sale of flavored tobacco products, ensuring T-CPR funding for 911 call takers, making kids’ meals at restaurants healthier, expanding Medicaid post-partum coverage, ensuring water is more accessible in schools, and much more.
Each day, we work together to advocate for heart-healthy and stroke-smart communities through legislative and regulatory policies in our cities, states and across the country, and we hope you’ll join us
To get involved in our local policy work, email [email protected].
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Kelly C. Epps, M.D.
INOVA Heart & Vascular Institute
Ameya Kulkarni, M.D. FSCAI
Associate Medical Director
Leadership Development Chair
Blake Real Estate, Inc.
Bryan O. Buckley, DrPH, MPH, MBA
Director of Health Equity Initiatives
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Chairman of the Board
Yolandra Hancock, M.D. MPH
Milken Institute of Public Health
George Washington University
Harrity & Harrity, LLP
Erin Henderson Moore
Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey
Chief Financial Officer
Carmen C. Ramirez, Ph.D., RN
Community Capital Corporation
Administrative Director Community Affairs & Population Health
Suburban Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Monica Shah, M.D. FACC
Cardiologist & Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President of External Affairs
Lauren Sipple, CPA, CGFM
Senior Audit Manager
Senior Vice President of Operations
Be a Supporter with Heart
Join the American Heart Association as a volunteer! Our volunteers power our local events, educate our community, raise critical funds that save lives and are our biggest advocates.
Are you looking for ways engage your employees in compelling and impactful volunteer experiences! Our corporate volunteer activities are designed to drive equitable health impact in our communities and support the mission and priorities of the AHA to improve mental well-being nutrition security, rates of Hands-Only CPR use and blood pressure awareness
Learn more about local volunteer opportunities by emailing [email protected]
For sponsorship opportunities, email [email protected]