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In The News


 

2019

 
She studied ticks in Thailand and a bacterium in TB. Now she empowers the poor to ride bikes.
By Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association
July 3, 2019
 
J.C. Smith University earns $100,000 prize for food insecurity initiativeGrant for expansion of Sustainability Village
By Ashley Mahoney
May 10, 2019
 
Helping Southeast Asians get healthier and feel at home in America
By American Heart Association News
May 6, 2019
 
WSSU Wins $100,000 Grant To Address Food Insecurity In Winston-Salem
By HBCU Editors
MAY 1, 2019
 
Sick kids deserve answers, explanations. Who better to deliver them than cartoon characters
Sunny Williams came up with a concept he could’ve used when he was growing up
By Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association

April 15, 2019
 
Medical school project pushes healthy habits ‘beyond hospital walls’
By American Heart Association News
April 11, 2019

 

2018

 
She makes sure unwanted food gets to hungry Americans
by Kathleen Toner, CNN
(About 2017 EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator 2nd place winner- Maria Rose Belding)

December 9, 2018
 
The American Heart Association announces EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator Recipients
By Timothy Yap
October 24, 2018
 
Corrie Takes 2nd place at AHA EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator Competition
By Rose Shan
October 19, 2018
 
Investing in community-based entrepreneurs to overcome healthy disparities
By American Heart Association News
May 17, 2018

 

2017

 
Chicago entreprenuer works to change focus from managing diseases to supporting health
By American Heart Association News
December 12th, 2017
 
American Heart Association hosts healthy summit in Washington
By Treasure Smith
November 15, 2017
 
Heart Association’s new accelerator puts focus on community health
By Ernie Smith
May 8, 2018