American Heart Association Timeline

American Heart Association Historic Moments – 90 years of saving lives

A century ago heart disease patients were thought to be doomed to bedrest and destined to imminent death. But thanks to countless scientists, medical professionals and other dedicated volunteers and supporters of the American Heart Association, that picture has changed considerably. Here is a look at the groundbreaking research the association has funded through donations, as well as other major achievements that have helped save and improve lives.

View the timeline here.