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  • 81. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet ...... Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue Info Sheet. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue-Info-Sheet/

  • 82. What is Pediatric Stroke? Infographic... American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ... What is Pediatric Stroke? ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokeInCh ldren/What-is-Pediatric-Stroke-Infographic_UCM_466477_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 83. After Stroke, Attitude Is Everything! - Stroke Connection ...... a social life at the After Stroke program at the Glendora stroke support group ... asked “why me,” and was never depressed as a result of these strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/After-S roke-Attitude-Is-Everything/

  • 84. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke - Stroke ...... her song, I Am Victorious, dedicated to raising awareness of stroke in the ... of aphasia can often sing clearly and sonorously despite their strokes? ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Express ng-Creativity-Through-Music-After-Stroke/

  • 85. Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell... Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat - Stroke Survivor Tim Podell. Updated:Nov 28,2012. ... The day after the equipment arrived, he had an ischemic stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Pulling-a-Rabbit-Out-of-a-Hat---Stroke-Survivor-Tim-Podell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp ell_UCM_310785_Article.jsp

  • 86. American Stroke Month Infographic... Popular Articles. 1 Stroke Family Warmline; 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/AmericanSt okeMonth/American-Stroke-Month-Infographic_UCM_463277_Article.jsp

  • 87. Laws Improve Stroke Treatment - Stroke Connection ...... Laws Improve Stroke Treatment. State stroke legislation increases US primary stroke centers. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/Laws-Impr ve-Stroke-Treatment/

  • 88. Stroke is Always a Medical Emergency - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke is Always a Medical Emergency. Making the 911 call for stroke differs by race, sex. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Stroke- s-Always-a-Medical-Emergency/

  • 89. 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

  • 90. 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/

  • 91. World Stroke Day - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2015... World Stroke Day. Stroke knows no boundaries — every 2 seconds someone in the world has a stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2015/World-Str ke-Day/

  • 92. Recovery Resource Page for Patients... 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Recove y-Resource-Page-for-Patients_UCM_496025_Article.jsp

  • 93. Stroke Survivor Goes Back To Work for Herself... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/I-Love- y-New-Boss/

  • 94. Early Brain Stimulation After Stroke - Stroke Connection ...... Early Brain Stimulation After Stroke. Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover speech and language function. ... Stroke Notes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/Early-B ain-Stimulation-After-Stroke/

  • 95. 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/

  • 96. Cutting-Edge Rehab Technology - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/First-R botic-Exoskeleton-Cleared-For-Use-With-Stroke/

  • 97. Small Strokes Offer Big Info - Stroke Connection Magazine ...Stroke Connection Mag /; Spring 2015 /; Small Strokes Offer Big Info. Small Strokes Offer Big Info. Brain images after TIA predict future risk. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Small-S rokes-Offer-Big-Info/

  • 98. 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

  • 99. Getting Behind the Wheel - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... functionally independent SAH patients, who had their strokes more than three months prior, to nine healthy volunteers. SAH is a stroke caused by ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/Getting Behind-the-Wheel/

  • 100. 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



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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)
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