The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
The American Heart Association (AHA), a national, non-profit, voluntary health agency funded by private contributions, is dedicated to the reduction of death and disability from cardiovascular diseases including heart diseases and stroke. The association consists of approximately 2,000 community organizations in all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. More than 4 million people volunteer with the association to fight cardiovascular diseases, the nation’s number one cause of death and leading cause of disability. Preventing heart disease and stroke is the first priority of the American Heart Association. In support of this goal, the association has contributed more than one billion dollars to cardiovascular research since 1949. The association also distributes a variety of educational materials and sponsors continuing medical education (CME) seminars and meetings.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) web site, its databases, and the contents thereof are copyrighted by NORD. No part of the NORD web site, databases, or the contents may be copied in any way, including but not limited to the following: electronically downloading, storing in a retrieval system, or redistributing for any commercial purposes without the express written permission of NORD. Permission is hereby granted to print one hard copy of the information on an individual disease for your personal use, provided that such content is in no way modified, and that credit for the source (NORD) and NORD’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy. Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions are strictly prohibited.
NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.