Skip to Content

Christine Rochelle, Wall, NJ

Christine shares her stroke story to educate others about knowing the signs, symptoms and risk factors.

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26731/attachments/original/1529516618/Christine%20Rochelle%20Cropped.jpg?1529516618
hero_image_alt_text===An image of Christine Rochelle.
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26731/attachments/original/1529516626/Christine%20Rochelle%20Cropped.jpg?1529516626
bottom_action===

Restaurant owner supports nutrition standards for kids meals

Tom Murphy says restaurants should act now to prevent unhealthy eating in kids

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26722/attachments/original/1529439476/TomMurphy1%20Cropped.jpg?1529439476
hero_image_alt_text===An image of Tom Murphy.
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26722/attachments/original/1529439486/TomMurphy1%20Cropped.jpg?1529439486
bottom_action===

Katie Rooks, Fundraiser, Advocate, Champion

You see Katie at all Maine AHA events. Find out what she does behind the scenes.

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26721/attachments/original/1529439044/katie%20rooks%20Cropped.jpg?1529439044
hero_image_alt_text===An image of Katie Rooks.
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26721/attachments/original/1529439060/katie%20rooks%20Cropped.jpg?1529439060
bottom_action===

Michael Obel-Omia, Rhode Island

Michael is an educator and public speaker who suffered a right ischemic stroke, resulting in aphasia and muscle weakness on his left side in May 2016.

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26717/attachments/original/1529358153/RI%20Michael%20Obel-Omia%20Cropped.jpg?1529358153
hero_image_alt_text===An image of Michael Obel-Omia.
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26717/attachments/original/1529358163/RI%20Michael%20Obel-Omia%20Cropped.jpg?1529358163
bottom_action===

Elizabeth Greene, An Advocate with Heart

Elizabeth Greene is a Champion for Central MA's Hearts and Minds!

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26712/attachments/original/1529354330/Elizabeth_Greene_08012013%20Cropped.jpg?1529354330
hero_image_alt_text===An image of Elizabeth Greene.
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26712/attachments/original/1529354338/Elizabeth_Greene_08012013%20Cropped.jpg?1529354338
bottom_action===

Colleen's Story Made A Difference

Advocating to make a difference for others.

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/25588/attachments/original/1529345212/Colleen%20%20headshot%202%20Cropped.jpg?1529345212
hero_image_alt_text===An image of Colleen.
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/25588/attachments/original/1529345226/Colleen%20%20headshot%202%20Cropped.jpg?1529345226
bottom_action===

Kelly Trenholm, An Advocate with Heart

The American Heart Association holds a special place in my heart.

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26697/attachments/original/1528469511/Kelly%20Trenholm-%20Advocacy%20Cmte%20Cropped%20%281%29.jpg?1528469511
hero_image_alt_text===An image of Kelly Trenholm.
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26697/attachments/original/1528469520/Kelly%20Trenholm-%20Advocacy%20Cmte%20Cropped%20%281%29.jpg?1528469520
bottom_action===

Tabitha Ellis, New York City

Tabitha Ellis was born with a hole in her heart. At two years old she had heart surgery and a valve replacement, and her scar is a constant reminder of how valuable and fragile life can be for all of us.

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26686/attachments/original/1529333402/Ellis%20%2850%20of%20140%29%20Cropped.jpg?1529333402
hero_image_alt_text===Picture of Tabitha Ellis
thumbnail===
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26686/attachments/original/1529333418/Ellis%20%2850%20of%20140%29%20Cropped.jpg?1529333418
bottom_action===
Photo of Dr. Paul Amundson

Advocate Spotlight: Dr. Paul Amundson

Tobacco Prevention and Improved Health is why

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26619/attachments/original/1527006447/Dr.%20Paul%20Amundson%20Cropped.jpg?1527006447
hero_image_alt_text===Photo of Dr. Paul Amundson
thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26619/attachments/original/1527006454/Dr.%20Paul%20Amundson%20Cropped.jpg?1527006454
thumbnail_alt_text===Photo of Dr. Paul Amundson
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26619/attachments/original/1527006462/Dr.%20Paul%20Amundson%20Cropped.jpg?1527006462
bottom_action===
false

Advocate Spotlight - Scott Kowalski, Stroke Survivor

Meet Scott Kowalski, an AHA Board Member & Stroke Survivor!

hero_image===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26640/attachments/original/1526952112/Scott%20Kowalski.jpg?1526952112
hero_image_alt_text===Picture of Scott
thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26640/attachments/original/1526952126/Scott%20Kowalski.jpg?1526952126
thumbnail_alt_text===
advocate_thumbnail===https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/yourethecure/pages/26640/attachments/original/1526952138/Scott%20Kowalski.jpg?1526952138
bottom_action===