American Heart Association

New AHA president aims for Americans to enjoy good cardiovascular health as they get older

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Growing up in Philadelphia, Mark Creager usually could be found on a sandlot or a playground. Baseball was his favorite sport, yet he and his buddies played them all: touch football, handball, basketball or sometimes just making up their own ball game. He enjoyed running […]

After colorful path to chairman of AHA board, Royse focused on healthier communities

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Al Royse readily admits he had no idea what he was getting into back in 1997, when representatives from the American Heart Association asked him to become chairman of the San Francisco Heart Walk.

Royse knew little about the organization. He knew little about heart disease. […]