Nancy Brown

CEO, American Heart Association

https://www.heart.org/

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

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When pediatric heart surgeon faced a rare case, he sought advice from a trusted mentor. His dad.

by Nancy Brown
Photo courtesy of Yale School of Medicine
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He keeps pursuing – and answering – big questions about the brain, body. His latest: A portable MRI.

by Nancy Brown
Kevin Kirksey (far right) on Easter with his wife, son and his family (Photo courtesy of Kevin Kirksey)
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His story is rooted in a faulty heart. The captivating part is what he’s done since.

by Nancy Brown
Bernadette and George Banker celebrate his 36th running of the Marine Corps Marathon, his 121st marathon overall and the fourth of his streak during the pandemic. (Photo courtesy of George Banker.)
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He’s run 132 marathons. That’s nothing compared to other challenges he’s faced.

by Nancy Brown
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‘Home is the foundation of love, hope and happiness’

by Nancy Brown
Nancy Brown, Dr. Jen Ashton and Rhonda Larsen
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Dr. Jen Ashton’s prescription for enduring the pandemic: Learn to think like a doctor

by Nancy Brown
Danielle Collins (photo by Brian James Photography)
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Tennis star’s aches and pains weren’t from playing. It was a flare of a chronic disease.

by Nancy Brown
Dr. Angel M. Davila
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Could Puerto Rico ER doc beat a 5% chance to survive COVID-19?

by Nancy Brown
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She’s a heart doctor. Her son got COVID-19. Then she did. And her husband … and daughter.

by Nancy Brown
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
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