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  • 81. Unexpected Consequences - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Unexpec ed-Consequences/

  • 82. Hidden Stroke Risk Factors for Women... to Steven J. Kittner, MD, director of the Maryland Stroke Center at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. “But strokes can affect ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Hidden-Stroke-Risk-Factors-for-Women_UCM_310403_Article.jsp

  • 83. Rehabbing Body & Mind - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Rehabbing Body & Mind. Exercise can significantly improve brain function after stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Rehabbi g-Body-Mind/

  • 84. Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Learn More Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms. Updated:May 11,2017. ... Find Stroke Care Near You. Find your nearest stroke certified hospital. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Learn-Mor -Stroke-Warning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_451207_Article.jsp

  • 85. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... Edit. My go red plan. Symptoms of a Stroke. ... By ignoring them, she could have lost her life. Signs that you may be having a stroke: ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

  • 86. Atherosclerosis & Stroke — Go Red For Women... Atherothrombotic stroke is the most common stroke. ... However, most embolic strokes are due to blood clots that form during atrial fibrillation and ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/facts_about_hear _disease_in_women-sub-category/atherosclerosis-stroke/

  • 87. Myths versus Facts About Stroke -- Go Red For Women... Myth: Strokes only happens to older people. Stroke Fact: Strokes can happen in young people, including infants, even. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/symptoms_of_hear _disease_in_women/myths-versus-facts-about-stroke/

  • 88. Many stroke patients do not receive life-saving therapy ...... Many stroke patients do not receive life-saving therapy. American Stroke Association Meeting Report – Session A17 – Abstract 116. ... About Stroke. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/many-stroke-patients-do-not-receiv -life-saving-therapy

  • 89. World Stroke Day... About one in four stroke survivors is at risk for another. Fortunately, most strokes can be preventable. When stroke strikes, every second counts. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/World-Stroke-D y_UCM_444999_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 90. AHA/ASA Acute Ischemic Stroke Initiative... Ischemic Stroke (AIS) Regarding Endovascular Treatment, the stroke treatment landscape changed the way large vessel/ severe strokes should be ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/AcuteIsc emicStrokeToolkit/AHAASA-Acute-Ischemic-Stroke-Initiative_UCM_485512_SubHomePage.jsp SubHomePage.jsp

  • 91. African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke... African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke. Updated:Aug 22,2017. ... 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/MyHeartandStrokeNew /African-Americans-and-Heart-Disease-Stroke_UCM_444863_Article.jsp

  • 92. American Heart Association Spotlight... Stroke Work-up: Atrial Fibrillation. ... Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a leading cause of cryptogenic stroke but is underdiagnosed and undertreated. ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/UCM_497059_Spotlight-Stro e-Work-up-Atrial-Fibrillation.jsp

  • 93. Lower Your HBP... Previous Next. You might not see or feel its symptoms, but the results — a heart attack or stroke — are far from invisible or silent. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HighBloodPressure/Lower- our-HBP_UCM_496806_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 94. Health Lesson – Don't Miss a Stroke |... Health Lesson – Don't Miss a Stroke. Share: Call to Action. Learn ... stroke. It also reviews steps to help prevent stroke. English. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/resources/ets-health-le sons/health-lesson-dont-miss-a-stroke/

  • 95. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... When the Pain Never Goes Away. Understanding central pain syndrome (aka, thalamic pain) after stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Sep-Oct-2003/When-t e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 96. National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research... National Coalition for Heart and Stroke Research. ... To increase public awareness about the importance of heart and stroke research. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Advocate/IssuesandCampaigns/Researc /National-Coalition-for-Heart-and-Stroke-Research_UCM_428347_Article.jsp jsp

  • 97. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone. Stroke Support Groups. Stroke Support Groups ... Recent Stroke? Now there's help with rehab decisions. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 98. International Stroke Conference Inquiry Form... International Stroke Conference Inquiry Form. ... For general information about the American Stroke Conference, please complete the following form. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/General/International-Stroke-Confer nce-Inquiry-Form_UCM_308971_Article.jsp

  • 99. Understanding Stroke |... Understanding Stroke. Share: It is important to understand the risk factors associated with stroke. Some of these risk factors ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/articles/understanding- troke/

  • 100. Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke... Recognition from Get With The Guidelinesо-Stroke. Updated:May 11,2017. Effective ... Target: Stroke Recognition. Starting ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Professional/GetWithTheGuidelines/G tWithTheGuidelines-Stroke/Recognition-from-Get-With-The-Guidelines-Stroke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp roke_UCM_308034_Article.jsp



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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%

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.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
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Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
Adobe PDF, File Size 10.9 MB