American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, AHA now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters working tirelessly to eliminate these diseases. They fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives.

Their Mission: Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Our mission drives everything we do.

What They Do: To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways.

They are the nation’s leader in CPR education training. They help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. They provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help ensure the best treatment for every patient, every time. They educate lawmakers, policy makers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.

Scott Greenberg has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the Mid-Atlantic affiliate of the American Heart Association.