Stephanie Anderson, executive vice president and COO of Woman’s Hospital Baton Rouge, was elected to the American Heart Association Southeast Board of Directors. Anderson will serve on the board during the Association’s 2019-2020 fiscal year. The American Heart Association is the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The American Heart Association Southeast region services Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Puerto Rico.
“The American Heart Association’s dedication to improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans is vitally important work,” said Anderson. “I am honored to serve as a board member and look forward to helping the American Heart Association continue to lead the fight to saves lives from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.”
During the upcoming year, Anderson will continue to play an instrumental role in guiding efforts to reduce the incidences of heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 leading killers, respectively, of American men and women.
Anderson is also the current Capital Area board president, the 2020 Chair for the Capital Area Go Red for Women movement, a member of the Capital Area Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team, and serves on the Southeast Affiliate’s Allocation, Communication and Education Committee.