American Heart Association

Scrambling to restart a stopped heart  — when the patient is the president of the American Heart Association

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

At 6:20 a.m. on Nov. 13, Dr. John Warner climbed off a stationary bike inside the Anaheim Convention Center and started walking across the street to his hotel.

It was a big day for Warner, part of a big week.

About 15,000 people from around the globe […]

December 26th, 2017|Categories: Cardiac Arrest, CPR, Health, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Scientific Sessions 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Scrambling to restart a stopped heart  — when the patient is the president of the American Heart Association

AHA president’s heart stopped for several minutes. He’s now back at work, ready to share his story.

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

DALLAS – American Heart Association president John Warner went into cardiac arrest during the heart attack he suffered last month, his heart stopping for several minutes until an impromptu team of rescuers brought him back to life.

Warner’s heart attack made headlines, but the details of […]

December 26th, 2017|Categories: Cardiac Arrest, CPR, Health, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Scientific Sessions 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on AHA president’s heart stopped for several minutes. He’s now back at work, ready to share his story.

AHA president urges colleagues to amplify the voice of patients

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

ANAHEIM, California – Early in his cardiology career, John Warner worked at a clinic that catered to many of the poorest, sickest people in Dallas. The lines were so long that doctors only had time to address an immediate problem or refill a prescription before […]

November 12th, 2017|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Patients, Scientific Sessions 2017, Stroke|Tags: , , |Comments Off on AHA president urges colleagues to amplify the voice of patients

Incoming AHA president Warner driven by commitment to science, community, teamwork

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Growing up in West Texas, John Warner loved the outdoors and sports. Most of his free time was spent fishing, hiking and running. Those passions blended into a natural path for his future.

He ran his way to a track scholarship at Abilene Christian University, a […]

June 26th, 2017|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Stroke|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Incoming AHA president Warner driven by commitment to science, community, teamwork