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American Heart Association (AHA)

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

In 1915, a group of physicians and social workers who were concerned about the high death rate from heart disease and the lack of information on this common disease met in New York City to form the Association for the Prevention ...

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