Million Hearts® and Sodium: Best Practices and Opportunities

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Webinar Participants

This webinar is intended for members of the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention as well as American Heart Association's Community Health Directors and State Advocacy Staff.

About the Webinar

Please join the National Forum and the American Heart Association for a webinar on the Million Hearts® initiative as well as recent developments to address sodium in the United States. Webinar participants will:

  • Hear highlights from the American Heart Association's recent sodium conference
  • Learn about and discuss the Institute of Medicine's 2013 report "Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence"
  • Hear about the future direction of procurement policies
  • Learn how your organization can work with Million Hearts® as well as address sodium reduction in the United States

Webinar participants will have an opportunity to hear from and discuss with several public health experts, including:

  • Jill Birnbaum, JD, Vice President, State Advocacy & Public Health, American Heart Association
  • Emily Ann Miller, MPH, RD, National Program Lead, Sodium Reduction Initiative, American Heart Association
  • Cheryl A. M. Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine
  • Laurie Whitsel, Ph.D., Director of Policy Research, American Heart Association
  • John Clymer, Executive Director, National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Registration Instructions

  1. Go to the registration page
  2. Click Register
  3. On the registration form, enter your information and then click Submit
  4. If you have questions about the webinar, please let us know.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 15:00 to 16:00