PRLog - Nov. 20, 2012 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gainesville, FL -- Dr. J.O. Spengler has been invited to become a member of an American Heart Association’
The official logo of the American Heart Association.
Dr. Spengler is being joined in this group by colleagues from the University of California-Berkeley, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and the Public Health Law Center based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The interdisciplinary group will primarily conduct meetings via phone and emails due to their geographic distance from one another. The new policy statement writing group consists of scholars from the fields of urban planning, health, law and policy, sport and recreation, and epidemiology (those who study the causes, effects, and patterns of health and disease across populations)
The primary mission of the American Heart Association is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The general public can recognize the organization through their primary campaigns, “Go Red for Women” and the “Power to End Stroke.” The AHA continually publishes new policy statements that are both used and recognized at the federal, state and local levels as heart health public policy. This particular policy statement writing group will be providing their recommendations in a peer reviewed journal to be published in 2013.
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