Patty Lang, New Jersey
Patty’s passion and dedication to raising awareness of heart disease and stroke is inspiring others to make changes and live healthier.
Rachel Sica, New York City
Rachel Sica is making a difference in New York City.
Family and Community is why
Karalee Harper is the new Chair of the North Dakota Advocacy Committee. Read below to know why she got involved with the American Heart Association and what her favorite advocacy experience is!
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Ryan Boutin, New Hampshire
On the 7th of July 2008, at seven years old, Ryan awoke with abdominal pain.
Advocate Spotlight: Molly Soeby
Community Health is why
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Meet Christa Coleman: A Mom Inspired by Her Hero Daughter
This month, we want to take time to share more with you about one of our amazing advocates, Christa Coleman. Christa's daughter, Adyson, is a congenital heart survivor, and inspires Christa every day to Advocate for Heart.
Advocate Highlight- Heidi Stewart
Hi my name is Heidi. I might look like your average college student but what you can’t tell just from looking at me is that I am a survivor.
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Advocate Spotlight: Julia Dangerfield
Meet Julia Dangerfield, Corporate Events Director for AHA. Julia covers the Grand Forks, ND; Fargo, ND; and Detroit Lakes, MN, markets. Find out why she joined AHA and what motivates her to advocate for others.
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Dr. Mary Taylor, Jackson
Our 2016-17 Mississippi Advocacy Committee is composed of nine individuals from across the state with different occupations, who have a great interest in advocating for policy change for heart-health issues. Throughout the year, we have been introducing you to some of our members. Today, we'd like you to meet Dr. Mary Taylor of Jackson.
Sandra Miller Roberson, Tennessee
Diagnosed and medicated at the age of 30, I did not understand the seriousness of controlling my high blood pressure.
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