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Heart Heroes

Hear from caregivers, cardiologists, patients and their family members – all heroes among us, battling, treating and beating heart disease.
If you’d like to nominate a Heart Hero or are a Heart Hero yourself and would like to share your story, please contact [email protected].

Bryce Cornet

Bryce Cornet

Racing Driver

United States of America

Al Voss

Al Voss

Director of Mended Hearts

United States of America

Joel Rose

Joel Rose

Chief Executive of Cardiomyopathy UK

United Kingdom

Dr Maria Rosa Costanzo

Dr Maria Rosa Costanzo

Cardiologist

United States of America

Neil Johnson

Neil Johnson

Chief Executive of the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation and founder of the Global Heart Hub

Ireland

Lindsay Davis

Lindsay Davis

Diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

United States of America

Chris Hillman

Chris Hillman

Living with atrial fibrillation

United Kingdom

Protiva Gyllerup

Protiva Gyllerup

Living with idiopathic ventricular tachycardia

Sweden

Salvadora Veyrat

Salvadora Veyrat

Living with Chagas disease

Nicaragua

The Heart Hero series consists of personal testimonials that patients, practitioners, caregivers, and others wish to offer and share in their own authentic voice. Any examples of diagnoses, care, treatment, medical processes, or recommendations mentioned in the stories are provided independently of WHF’s policy or scientific and technical outputs.