Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology

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Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels in Women

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD interviews Lynne Braun, PhD, CNP about what the 2018 Guideline for the Management of Blood Cholesterol recommends as optimal treatment for women.

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COVID-19 Professional Resources
The AHA is working to ensure optimal care for patients with cardiovascular disease who contract coronavirus (COVID-19). Patients with und...
Medical Marijuana, Recreational Cannabis, and Cardiovascular Health
08/05/2020 | With expanding legalization of medical and recreational use of cannabis, or marijuana, at the state level in the United States, and recre...
Genetic Testing for Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases
07/23/2020 | This scientific statement summarizes current best practices for genetic testing in cardiovascular medicine, recognizing that genetic test...
Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Youth
07/20/2020 | This statement advanced understanding of Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) as an important marker of physical and mental health and academi...
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Scientific Sessions 2020

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 13–17
 

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Council on Lifelong Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Health in the Young (Young Hearts)

Shelly Miyamoto, MD, FAHA

Through active engagement and participation at the local and national levels, Young Hearts Council members can play an important role in shaping public policy and clinical standards. We need to continue to be active advocates — political, scientific and organizational — to promote the well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with congenital and acquired heart disease.

Shelley Miyamoto, MD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Lifelong Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Health in the Young

Scientific Sessions       Young Hearts Council Awards

Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing (CVSN)

Cynthia M. Dougherty, ARNP, PhD, FAHA, FAAN

Through the valued expertise of our members we are able to accelerate the discovery, interpretation, and application of scientific knowledge to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The CVSN Council plays an essential role in the overall mission of American Heart Association through helping to develop scientific statements and advisories, determining the nature and scope of professional education activities, providing scientific expertise and conducting research as well as promoting translation/application of new knowledge and evidence-base practices in clinical settings.

Cynthia M. Dougherty, ARNP, PhD, FAHA, FAAN
Chair, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing
 

Scientific Sessions      International Stroke Conference       Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing       CVSN Council Awards