Media Contacts

American Heart Association Communications

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National News Media: For expert interviews/info, please contact staff (below) based on science/program/topic.     

       Quick Links:

  • Want embargoed materials/access? Please see criteria and application forms for accredited media only here.
  • Want to use something you see on the newsroom site
    • Media - please see our usage policy.  
    • Non-news media, if you want to reprint/use multimedia on any AHA/ASA website, you must request it via the copyright permission office - guidelines and request form here.  
  • AHA/ASA Online Newsroom: Technical/Access/Troubleshooting: Julie Del Barto.
  • Content questions about the AHA’s homepage?
  • Advertising or Public Service announcements (PSAs) questions?  Please contact Julie Grabarkewitz in Brand, Advertising & Design.


AHA/ASA National Programs Communications Staff

Children Related Programs

Workplace and International Global Health Programs:

CPR/First Aid Programs:

Entertainment/Sports and Youth Programs:

Go Red for Women:

Healthy Living (Nutrition/sodium/sugar, Physical Activity, Lifestyle) Programs:

Patient Programs, Heart/Brain Conditions, Support Network:

  • Director - Toiya Honore 214-706-1456
  • Alexson Calahan; 515-994-0772 (Stroke, Cholesterol Guideline, Congenital Heart Defects, Patient Support Network)
  • Maggie Francis; 214-706-1382 (Diabetes, Hypertension, Cholesterol)
  • Kim Haller; 214-706-4858 (Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Vascular, Afib)

Multicultural Programs/Social Determinants of Health:

Strategic Research and Emerging Science Communications:

Advocacy (Policy/Government issues)

State Advocacy - Voices for Healthy Kids (nutrition and physical activity state/local policy, sugary drinks)

Scientific Journals/Meetings News Media Materials -

AHA/ASA National News Media Relations line: 214-706-1173. 

Our regular business hours are M-F 8:30a-5p CT.

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