Former: Director, Development and Deputy Director, Endowment Campaign, Michigan Cancer Foundation; Director, Special Events, Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital, Detroit. 1986, joined American Heart Association (AHA), a global leader in the discovery and dissemination of heart disease and stroke science; has held multiple leadership positions, including Executive Director, Metro Detroit; Executive Vice-President, former Massachusetts and former New England Affiliates; 2000-08, Chief Operating Officer, and since 2009, Chief Executive Officer. Former Chairman of the Board, National Health Council. Member, Board of Directors: Coalition to Transform Advanced Care; Alliance for a Healthier Generation; Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids; Truth Initiative; Valentin Fuster-Mount Sinai Foundation for Science, Health and Empowerment; and Executive Committee, Research! America. Member: Qualcomm Life Advisory Board; FasterCures Patients Count Leadership Council; Healthcare Advisory Board, Bipartisan Policy Center’s CEO Council on Health and Innovation; Leadership18.
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Lorsqu’on gère un événement difficile, comme en ces temps de crise sanitaire, notre sommeil est de moins bonne qualité.
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Non-communicable diseases are the world's biggest killers. We need to accelerate the speed at which new drugs come to market.
CEO of the American Health Association
For far too long, attention has overwhelmingly been skewed toward the impact of disease on men. This has to change.