2020 Mid-Year Virtual Meeting: Improving Blood Pressure Control at the Community Level

Access the recording and collateral from our May 1st Mid-Year Virtual Convening!

Speaker Bios


National Forum Chair
Kimberly Stitzel, MS, RD
Senior Vice-President, Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation, American Heart Association

Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
National Forum Heart Health Stroke Free Award Recipient
Gretchen Benson, RD, CDE
Program Director, Women’s & Cardiovascular Health Science Centers


How Mercy Clinic East (St. Louis) became a Million Hearts® Hypertension Champion
Dr. Laurence Sperling, MD, Executive Director, Million Hearts®, Interviews
Carolyn Koenig, MD, Chair Quality Department, Mercy Clinic East Communities
Medical Director of Care Management and Internal Medicine Physician


Using Move with the Mayor™ to Help Community Members Reduce Hypertension
The Honorable Christina Muryn, Mayor of Findlay, Ohio



Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention in the New Environment 
American College of Cardiology
 J. Brendan Mullen
Executive Vice President


National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
David C. Goff, Jr., MD, PhD, Director, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences

2020 Appropriations Update

Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Chair, House, Labor, Health, Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee

Questions and Answers
John Clymer
Executive Direction, National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention

John M. Clymer