On Sept. 10 and 11, the Denver community came together for CycleNation to help save lives from stroke and heart disease. Over 600 participants and 30 companies came together to raise over $550,000 that will go towards making a big impact on the heart health of Colorado. During the event, we announced the winner of
Thank You to Everyone that Joined Us at Denver CycleNation
Did you know, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women, taking the life of one in three women every year? That’s more than all forms of cancer combined and it’s on the rise impacting younger generations of women. We’re sure you can all agree that losing one woman to heart disease and
We’re excited to announce an addition to our dynamic Denver team. Please help us in welcoming Kacie Warner, new community impact director. Kacie is a public health professional with 10 years of experience in program management and community-based health education and advocacy. Kacie’s nonprofit experience has included work in healthy eating and active living, sustainable
Congratulations to Dr. Takiyah R. Wilson, Vice President of Health Strategies, AHA Colorado, for receiving the prestigious American Public Health Association’s, W.C. Woodward Award. The W.C. Woodward award, named after the associations first Chairman, honors a member who demonstrates leadership and has advanced the practice of health administration through the field of public health. Dr.
Sugary beverage consumption continues to be one of the leading causes of childhood obesity. While Colorado is the least obese state for the adult population, the prevalence of overweight and obese children has risen substantially since 2003. According to data collected by the Healthy Beverage Partnership, a significant factor is that in Colorado, 18.2% of children
Today’s economy and tomorrow’s wellbeing depend on innovations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the four fields collectively known as STEM. Despite women accounting for more than half of the college educated workforce, a troubling gender gap persists in STEM careers. That’s why the American Heart Association (AHA) is proud be working to close the gender gap in STEM
The Denver Division of the American Heart Association (AHA) is excited to welcome Ben Miller, vice president of sales, marketing, and business development for Kaiser Permanente, as the new board chairman. Miller brings nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare space to the AHA and his leadership will be invaluable as we work to
Summer is winding down and back to school is just around the corner! There are backpacks to be bought, summer reading to be finished, supplies to be stocked, and healthy lunches to plan! Back to school time can be stressful for the whole family, check out these tips to keep your head cool and your
We’re working harder than ever to bring mission of the American Heart Association into the Heart of Denver every day. To increase awareness about the dangers of heart disease and stroke and raise critical, lifesaving funds, we’re inviting a group of changemakers to help make lasting impacts on the heart health of the Denver community.
We’re back! Join us on Sept. 10 and 11 for Denver CycleNation at Tivoli Quad. Get yourself in gear, get on your bike, and let’s work together to stop the cycle of heart disease and stroke. CycleNation is a high-energy, relay-style party on stationary bikes. During the event teams of up to eight individuals work