University of Utah will receive $3.7M for children’s heart health

The University of Utah will receive $3.7 million in research funding over four years as part of a new AHA children’s research network announced last week. The network will focus on improving children’s heart health, investing almost $15 million in work at four institutions. The Utah study aims to prevent or predict congenital heart disease and improve decision-making between parents [...]

Moving the prevention needle in Montana

The International Heart Institute of Montana (IHI) has been a presenting sponsor for Go Red For Women in Missoula, Montana, for the past four years. In 2017, they will be moving beyond the event experience to generate a larger community impact. IHI is partnering with the American Heart Association Missoula to champion the mission of Go Red For Women for the next three years, as [...]

Guest blogger: Eric Batch — Yes on Prop 56

Eric Batch, VP, Advocacy Eric Batch is the Vice President of Advocacy for the American Heart Association, Western States Affiliate. He has dedicated his career to helping communities create healthier lifestyles. Working on Prop. 56 is extremely personal for me. At the age of 15, I lost my grandfather, one of my heroes to a tobacco-related death. At [...]