Neil M. Meltzer, M.P.H., president and chief operating officer of Sinai Hospital, began today as the new national chairman of the board of the American Heart Association. He will be responsible for the association’s business affairs, public relations and fund raising, and will preside over all Board of Directors and Administrative Cabinet meetings. Meltzer has been an American Heart Association volunteer since 1995. He chaired the association’s Advocacy Coordinating Committee from 2006 to 2008 and is a board member with the association’s Mid-Atlantic Affiliate.
The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of heart disease and stroke. To help prevent, treat and defeat these diseases — America’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers — it funds cutting-edge research, conduct lifesaving public and professional educational programs, and advocate to protect public health. To learn more or join us in helping all Americans, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or click here.