The National Forum’s 13th Annual Meeting, “Advancing the ABCS of Prevention,” was held on October 21, 2015. Check out resources from the meeting below:
Each year, the National Forum recognizes people and groups that have helped advance heart disease and stroke prevention above and beyond the norm. The dedication, commitment, and perseverance shown by this year’s awardees is truly inspiring. The work that these people and organizations have done has saved lives; and they have all advanced the recommendations within the Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke. Congratulations to our 2015 Award Recipients!
Presented to an individual and group in the field of public health whose work embodies the recommendations of the Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke.
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
Given to an individual and group who have been effective in advancing policy change that reduces heart disease and stroke burden on a national, state, or local level.
American Heart Association
Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
Presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the National Forum.
Virginia Howard, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Presented to an individual(s) selected by the Chair of the National Forum’s Board of Directors for outstanding partnership with the National Forum.
Janet Wright, MD, FACC,
Paul Underwood, MD