Stroke Council Award

Updated:Dec 10,2012

Sponsored by the Stroke Council

Diagnosis and Treatment ImageThe Stroke Council Award recognizes and encourages those who actively work to integrate stroke and heart disease in clinical care, education or research.  Individuals committed to promoting wider recognition of stroke in the cardiovascular community and of heart disease in the stroke community should be recognized for their unique efforts to promote the mission of the AHA.

The honoree will be acknowledged at the AHA Scientific Sessions in November and will present a special lecture.

Award Information (click on the sections below for more information)

2005    Anne Leonard, RN, BSN, MPH, FAHA
2006    Jeffrey Saver, MD, FAHA
2007    Margaret Kelly-Hayes, EdD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
2008    Vladimir Hachinski, CM, MD, FRCPC, DSc, FAHA
2009    Pamela Duncan, PT, PhD, FAPTA, FAHA
2010    Michael Sloan, MD, FAAN, FAHA
2011    Debbie Summers, MSN, ACNS-BC, CNRN, CCRN, FAHA
2012    Scott Kasner, MD, PhD, FAHA
2013    Edward Jauch, MD, MS, FAHA,FACEP

For questions, please contact:
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
E-mail: council.awards@heart.org
Phone: (214) 706-1181


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Scientific Sessions



Scientific Sessions 2014
Scientific Sessions is the leading cardiovascular meeting in the country with over 17,000 professionals attending annually, and over 22,000 total attendees, as reported by the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitor’s Association. 

Chicago, IL
Nov. 15–19, 2014