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Nancy Brown

CEO, American Heart Association

Nancy Brown has been CEO of the American Heart Association since 2009. Notably, under her leadership, the association announced its 2020 health impact goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent. In addition, Brown serves as immediate-past chairman of the board of the National Health Council. She also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Health Council, Research!America, and on the boards of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care, the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, the American Legacy Foundation, and the Valentin Fuster-Mount Sinai Foundation for Science, Health and Empowerment.