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AHA/ASA National News Media Relations line: 214-706-1173 - Regular business hours are M-F 8:30a-5p CT.
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AHA/ASA Scientific Journals, Meetings, News Media Materials:
- Director - Michelle Kirkwood 703-457-7838
- Bridgette McNeill; 214-706-1135
- Karen Astle; 214-706-1392
- Maggie Francis; 214-706-1382
- Joanna Carr; 214-706-1396
- William Westmoreland; 214-706-1232
- National Broadcast Media Inquiries: Julie Del Barto; 214-706-1330
AHA/ASA Advocacy Communications Staff (Policy/Government issues)
- Steve Weiss; VP of Media Advocacy, 202-785-7905
- Shelly Hogan; Director of Field Media Advocacy, 512-689-0869
- Suniti Bal; Director of Federal Media Advocacy, 202-785-7929
- Suzette Harris; Director of Media Advocacy - Voices for Healthy Kids (nutrition and physical activity state/local policy, sugary drinks), 214-706-1207
AHA Programs Media Relations: Please call the media line at 214-706-1173 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to be directed to the appropriate staff.