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YNHHS honored for supporting American Heart Association

The American Heart Association recently presented a medallion to leadership at Yale New Haven Health in appreciation of our Heart and Vascular Center (HVC) becoming the first donor to the Heart Association’s Second Century Campaign. The medallion recognizes the HVC’s commitment and generosity in transforming the future of heart health and its role as a catalyst for change in communities throughout Connecticut. Attending the medallion presentation were, back row (left) Robert Elder, MD, director, Adult Congenital Heart Program, HVC, Yale New Haven Hospital, associate professor of pediatrics (cardiology) and internal medicine (cardiology), Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and American Heart Association (AHA) Connecticut board president; and Christopher O’Connor, CEO and president, YNHHS. Front row (l-r) are: Raul Guzman, MD, surgeon-in-chief, Vascular Surgery, HVC, YNHHS, and the Donald Gutherie Professor of Vascular Surgery, YSM; Francine LoRusso, RN, senior vice president, Operations, and executive director, Heart and Vascular Services, Transplantation Center, Medicine and Radiology services, YNHHS, and AHA Connecticut board member; Adria Giordano, AHA Connecticut executive director; and Pamela Sutton-Wallace, executive vice president and chief operating officer, YNHHS.