Posts Tagged ‘American Heart Association’

David Bush made American Heart Association treasurer

by MBJ Staff Published: July 26,2013

Tags: American Heart Association, David Bush, NON PROFIT

The American Heart Association has unveiled its national officers for the 2013-14 fiscal year, which includes a Mississippian. David A. Bush is executive vice president and manager of The First Private Bank, a service of The First, A National Banking Association, in Hattiesburg is AHA treasurer. In this role, Bush will be responsible for the […] [...]

Association elects Stone

Harper Stone, M.D., was elected vice president to the American Heart Association, Greater Southeast Affiliate board of directors and chairman of Strategic Health Initiatives. He is serving on the board during the association’s 2012-2013 fiscal year. Stone is the president of Mississippi Healthcare Alliance and member of Jackson Heart Clinic. Stone has been affiliated with […] [...]

Are you sitting down?

Despite a wave of evidence that too much sitting on the job triggers life-shortening illnesses, most companies and safety regulators are in no hurry to change employees’ sedentary working conditions. Among the entities reporting a connection between sitting and cancer, heart disease and other serious health problems are the American Cancer Society, the American Institute […] [...]

Biloxi casino takes bold step with new smoking policy

by Lynn Lofton Published: June 19,2011

Tags: American Heart Association, BILOXI, health, Palace Casino Resort, smoking

The Palace Casino Resort in Biloxi is bravely going where no casino in Mississippi has gone. With the opening of the property’s expansion and renovation project June 14, the casino, hotel, restaurants and lounge/sports bar became smoke free. In recent years, statistics from the American Heart Association and other health organizations have increasingly supported the […] [...]

Stone elected to association’s board

Harper Stone, M.D., has been elected to serve on the American Heart Association, Greater Southeast Affiliate board of directors. He is slated to serve on the board during the association’s 2010-2011 fiscal year. Stone is a cardiologist with Jackson Heart Clinic and is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is also licensed […] [...]

Posey wins award, Karim lands grant

Longtime University of Southern Mississippi accounting professor Roderick Posey took home the Educator of the Year Award at the annual convention of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants held June 27 in Sandestin, Fla. The Mississippi organization considers accounting educators from all of the state’s institutions of higher learning in bestowing this honor. Posey, […] [...]

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