The Boston Heart Ball, attended by more than 500 of Boston’s most prominent citizens, is the annual black-tie gala benefiting the American Heart Association in its mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. We can be proud that over $36 million of AHA funded lifesaving research takes place right here in the Commonwealth.
PAUL DUDLEY WHITE AWARD HONOREE:
Gerald R. Marx, M.D, pediatric cardiologist at Children’s Hospital Boston, will be presented with the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Paul Dudley White Award at the Boston Heart Ball. The Paul Dudley White Award is named in honor of one of Boston’s most revered cardiologists and a founding father of the American Heart Association. Dr. Marx trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Hospital Boston. After his training, he joined the faculty at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center, followed by the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson, and then Tufts University of School of Medicine before returning to Harvard and Boston Children’s Hospital in 1998. Dr. Marx has been a tireless volunteer for the American Heart Association (AHA), both at the national level and local affiliate, serving on numerous committees and boards. He currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of the AHA’s New England Affiliate.
COR VITAE AWARD RECIPIENT:
Robert Sheridan, President and CEO of SBLI, will be presented with the Cor Vitae Award, given each year to a member of the corporate community who enhances the quality of life in their community through innovation, philanthropy, vision and leadership. Sheridan is a member of many professional and civic associations including; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UMASS Building Authority, a member of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk University, a member of the Board of Directors of the New England Center for Children and a member of the Executive Committee of the New England Council. Sheridan formerly served as Chairman of the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance Capital Campaign and Chairman of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Awareness Network New England Breakfast.
Boston Heart Ball
Saturday, April 28, 2012
6:00pm - 11:00pm
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02116
Anthony Everett, Emmy Award Winning Anchor of WCVB-TV Channel 5’s Nightly News Magazine Chronicle, will emcee the evening’s events.
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