Board of Directors

 

The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall governance of the organization including formulating a long range strategic plan and has the final authority on the operations of the IAHF, consistent with the Bylaws.  Specifically, it has responsibility for the control and management of the affairs, funds and property of the IAHF, including but not limited to, approval of the budget and other fiscal matters, approval of strategic and operational policies, oversight of risk management,  delegation of the implementation of operational policy and employment to the Executive Director and annual evaluation of the Executive Director.  The Board also will review Bylaws and make recommendations for discussion and approval by the General Assembly.  To fulfill its responsibilities, the Board may create and dissolve committees of the Board and other more informal working groups as it deems necessary.  The members of the Board shall serve without compensation.

IAHF Board of Directors 2016 - 2017

Ana Tambussi, MD - President
Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón Argentina
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Andreas Wielgosz, MD, PhD - Vice President and President Elect
The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus
Ottawa, ON Canada
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Yvonne García Richaud, PT - Immediate Past President, Physical Activity, Women and Heart Disease, mentalhealthdrugs anxiety drugs Nominating Committee

Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón México, A.C.
México, DF, México
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Nathan D. Wong, MPH, PhD, FAHA - Secretary
Heart Disease Prevention Program, Division of Cardiology
University of California
Irvine School of Medicine
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Dean Sanner, CPA- Treasurer and Chair Finance and Audit Committee, Conflict of Interest
Broomfield, Colorado, USA
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Eduardo Bianco, MD - Member at Large
Unidad Cardiológica de la Asociación Española Primera
Socorros Mutuos
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Oscar A. Cabrera, JD - Member at Large
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC, USA
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Paula Johns - Member at Large
ACT - Aliança de Controle doTabagismo
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
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Molly Pond - Member at Large
Plano, Texas, USA
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Rafael Shuchleib, MD - Member at Large
Asociación Mexicana para la Prevención de la Aterosclerosis y sus Complicaciones (AMPAC)
Hospital ABC
Assistant - Cecilia Tirado
México, DF, México
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Henry Steward, MD - Member at Large
Instituut Renata voor Hart - en Longziekten Curacao
Willemstad, Curacao
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Deborah Chen, SRN MPH - Member at Large
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Executive Director
Kingston, Jamaica
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Ex Officio

Johanna Ralston
World Heart Federation
Geneva, Switzerland

Diego Delgado, MD
Interamerican Society of Cardiology
Mexico City, D.F., Mexico

Beatriz M. Champagne, PhD - IAHF Executive Director, Assistant Vice President
InterAmerican Heart Foundation
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, Texas, 75231, USA
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P.O. Box 1272
McKinney, Texas, 75070, USA
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