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Ivor Benjamin

American Heart Association seats new president and officers as chairman enters 2nd of two-year term
July 03, 2018
DALLAS, June 29, 2018 — American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, enters its 2018-19 fiscal year on July 1 with Jim Postl returning as chairman, Ivor Benjamin, M.D., serving as president and a cadre of new national board members providing governance support. From pioneering frontiers in precision medicine to accelerating drug discovery, the organization is making significant strides in fulfilling its mission.

Now entering the second of his two-year term as chairman of the board, Jim Postl, retired president and chief executive officer of Houston, Texas-based Pennzoil-Quaker State Company, has been instrumental in the Association’s increasingly global influence in 2017-18. This year, alone, the Association championed legislation expanding access to care for heart attack and stroke patients and released new blood pressure guidelines. The organization also announced four new centers within its vascular disease Strategically Focused Research Networks and six centers in its atrial fibrillation network. An Association volunteer for more than 18 years, Postl has been a member of the national board of directors since 2010.

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Ivor Benjamin, M.D., is director of the cardiovascular center of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and has a 30-year volunteer history with the American Heart Association. A highly regarded physician-scientist of molecular cardiovascular remodeling, he is a founding member of the Journal of the American Heart Association and currently serves on the editorial boards of Circulation and Circulation Research. As chair of the American Heart Association research committee from 2015-17, he expanded opportunities in research for women, minorities and undergraduates. Benjamin will serve as the Association’s national chief science and medical volunteer, responsible for medical, scientific and public health matters.

“Volunteers are the lifeblood of the American Heart Association and Jim and Ivor’s unwavering commitment, time and compassion inspire endless possibilities to further our mission,” said Nancy Brown, chief executive officer of the American Heart Association. “The Association is privileged and honored to have them at the helm as we pioneer innovative solutions that are the hallmark of our work to build a world of healthier and longer lives.”

The Association has also announced its 2018-19 volunteer treasurer, chairman-elect and president-elect.
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