Assessing the Impact of the American Heart Association's Research Portfolio

Published: September 22, 2022

research presentation to large audience at AHA conference
  • Scientific research is a cornerstone of the American Heart Association’s mission, with an investment of more than $4.5 billion in research funding since 1949.
  • The AHA research program key attributes and principles are regularly reviewed to strengthen and enhance the commitment to cardiovascular and neurosciences research.
  • Periodic evaluation of the research program with appropriate metrics is vital to determine successes and impact as well as identify opportunities for improvement, challenges, and gaps in the portfolio.