Susan Miller, Shreveport
Susan Miller’s heart story began 15 years ago when she experienced shortness of breath and coughing at night. She went to the doctor, who told her she had reflux and gave her medication for her symptoms. For four months, she continued living not knowing her heart could stop at any minute.
Christy Ross, Louisiana
We are pleased to spotlight Christy Ross this month while she serves as our Vice Chair on the Louisiana State Advocacy Committee. She is currently the Chief of Staff with Metropolitan Human Services District (MHSD) in New Orleans. She is working closely with us in our smoke free efforts involving New Orleans. Her experience in health policy and passion for vascular health will definitely serve the committee well.
April Turner, Louisiana
April was born with three heart defects - ASD, VSD and PDA - and had open heart surgery at age six. Several years later, she had another heart surgery with numerous heart caths along the way. Some doctors said she wouldn’t graduate high school. But she didn't let that expectation stop her! April graduated from college in Business of Music and attended school to be a Surgical Tech.