Nancy Brown

CEO, American Heart Association

CEO of the American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization fighting cardiovascular diseases, including stroke.

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Screenshot of Dr. James de Lemos (left) and Dr. Sandeep Das (right) from AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry webinar.
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Two Dallas heart doctors wanted to help fight COVID-19. They might end up changing science.

by Nancy Brown
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Lessons on enduring the pandemic from an Oklahoma City bombing survivor

by Nancy Brown
Chef Claudy Pierre (right) prepares to feed residents in Pittsburgh's North Side neighborhood. (Photo courtesy of Claudy Pierre)
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Meet some of the people feeding Americans during the pandemic

by Nancy Brown
AHA president Dr. Bob Harrington, former president (2017-18) Dr. John Warner and president-elect Dr. Mitch Elkind
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Compassion amid crisis: Present, future, past AHA presidents awed by response to COVID-19

by Nancy Brown
Dr. Svati Shah, husband Dr. Patrick Hranitzky and sons Kieran and Kellan. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Svati Shah)
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Her parents taught her grit, caring for others. She’s using those traits to fight heart disease.

by Nancy Brown
Mary Parker (left) and Nancy Gopez (right)
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She Remembered Some Advice When It Mattered Most

by Nancy Brown
Darlene Love walks the runway at The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2020 on Feb. 05. Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for American Heart Association
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She’s a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer – and she’s finally revealing her heart story

by Nancy Brown
Bonnie and her husband at Chautauqua Lake. (Photo courtesy of Bonnie Gwin)
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Surgery fixed her heart. Controlling her thoughts helped her cope.

by Nancy Brown
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Excess crops, empty cupboards and the professional matchmaker bringing them together

by Nancy Brown
Bobby Ballard at home with his collection of medals earned since beginning his fitness journey in January 2010. Photo by Jane Ballard.
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Over 300 pounds, he started getting in shape. Not even a triple bypass slowed him.

by Nancy Brown
Fifth-grader Jahari Barron hopes to become a geologist.
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Since losing their loved one at 42, they’re figuring out a ‘new OK’

by Nancy Brown
Christina Herrera (left), with her friend Juanita Cano
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Meet ‘Model 2’ Christina, the happier, healthier version

by Nancy Brown
Steve Zuckerman and Debra Meyerson
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A stroke ended her tenure at Stanford. Her book offers lessons for survivors, caregivers.

by Nancy Brown
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Meet the innovator reaching those considered unreachable

by Nancy Brown
Marathon photo courtesy of WBZ
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Tedy Bruschi is still playing defense against stroke

by Nancy Brown
Leon El-Alamin (left) and Tim Abdul-Matin, co-founders of the M.A.D.E. Institute (Photo courtesy of Leon El-Alamin)
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Leon’s journey: From drug dealer to community leader

by Nancy Brown
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An absent dad made him feel unlovable. On Father’s Day, Obama praised him for helping wayward dads.

by Nancy Brown
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About to become a CPA at 47, a stroke set her back. So she stitched together a new life.

by Nancy Brown
Kathryn Doornbos (far left) on Bike To Work Day in 2018. She's joined by Jeh Jeh Pruitt of WBRC and Jeniese Hosey of the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. Photo courtesy of Kathryn Doornbos.
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She studied ticks in Thailand and a bacterium in TB. Now she empowers the poor to ride bikes.

by Nancy Brown
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A stroke ended his career as a surgeon. So he learned to do more things – like help young surgeons.

by Nancy Brown
Jib Street (right) and Dr. Craig Bryant at the Pineville Ice House. The signed Wayne Gretzky jersey was Jib's thank-you gift to Craig for using the AED to save his life. (Photo courtesy of Jib Street)
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His heart stopped while playing hockey. Revived by CPR and an AED, he’s determined to save more lives.

by Nancy Brown
Doug E. Fresh (left) and Dr. Olajide Williams. Photo courtesy Dr. Williams.
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Devoted doctor and hip hop legend are taking on stroke nationwide

by Nancy Brown
Photo courtesy of Tara MacInnes
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A Stroke Month love story. And so much more.

by Nancy Brown
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Olympic great Michael Johnson wants you to think F.A.S.T.

by Nancy Brown

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