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American Heart Association

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1924 by a small group of cardiologists.

Official Website:
http://www.americanheart.org/

Founding Date:
1924

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Arthur Ashe
Tennis
10-Jul-1943 6-Feb-1993 First black man to win Wimbledon
Robby Benson
Actor
21-Jan-1956   1970s teen idol
John Boehner
Politician
17-Nov-1949   Speaker of the US House
Charles Boustany
Politician
21-Feb-1956   Congressman, Louisiana 7th
Frank P. Bramble, Sr.
Business
15-Nov-1946   Vice Chairman of MBNA, 2002-05
David Brennan
Business
c. 1953   CEO of AstraZeneca
William R. Brody
Educator
4-Jan-1944   President, Salk Institute
Michael S. Brown
Biologist
13-Apr-1941   Metabolism of cholesterol
Mary Beth Buchanan
Government
25-Jul-1963   US Attorney, Western Pennsylvania
Michael F. Cavanagh
Judge
21-Oct-1940   Justice, Michigan Supreme Court
Michael DeBakey
Doctor
7-Sep-1908 11-Jul-2008 Father of cardiovascular surgery
Betsy DeVos
Activist
c. 1958   Wife of Dick DeVos
Victor J. Dzau
Doctor
1946   CEO of Duke University Health System
Jared Fogle
Meme
1-Dec-1977   Lost 245 lbs eating only fast food
Paul L. Foster
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Western Refining
Lee Goldman
Doctor
6-Jan-1948   Goldman Index for cardiac risk
Joseph L. Goldstein
Scientist
18-Apr-1940   Hypercholesterolemia and cell metabolism
Victoria Gotti
Relative
27-Nov-1962   Growing Up Gotti
Lizanne C. Gottung
Business
c. 1956   Senior VP at Kimberly-Clark
Bernadine P. Healy
Doctor
4-Aug-1944 6-Aug-2011 President, American Red Cross, 1999-2001
Louis J. Ignarro
Scientist
31-May-1941   Nitric oxide as a cardiovascular signal
Frank LoBiondo
Politician
12-May-1946   Congressman, New Jersey 2nd
Mehmet Oz
Doctor
11-Jun-1960   Healing from the Heart
T. Boone Pickens
Business
22-May-1928   Texas oilman, founded Mesa Petroleum
John Edward Porter
Politician
1-Jun-1935   Congressman from Illinois, 1980-2001
James J. Postl
Business
c. 1946   CEO of Pennzoil-Quaker State, 2000-02
Reince Priebus
Government
18-Mar-1972   RNC Chairman
Wolfgang Puck
Chef
8-Jan-1949   Spago restaurant
Nancy K. Quinn
Business
c. 1953   Hanover Capital LLC
Alan Charles Raul
Government
9-Sep-1954   Sidley & Austin
Ronald A. Rittenmeyer
Business
c. 1948   CEO of EDS, 2007-08
Bertram L. Scott
Business
c. 1951   EVP at TIAA-CREF
David J. Skorton
Educator
22-Nov-1949   President, Cornell University
Earl W. Sutherland, Jr.
Scientist
19-Nov-1915 9-Mar-1974 Hormones mechanisms (cyclic AMP)
Marcy Syms
Business
c. 1951   Syms Corporation
Helen B. Taussig
Doctor
24-May-1898 20-May-1986 Mother of pediatric cardiology
Jerry Weintraub
Film/TV Producer
29-Sep-1937   Hollywood producer
Gail R. Wilensky
Activist
14-Jun-1943   Health care official
R. Sanders Williams
Educator
1948   Dean of Duke's Medical School
Joe Wilson
Politician
31-Jul-1947   Congressman, South Carolina 2nd


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