MILLION HEARTS® Workgroup

Mission Statement

The mission of the Million Hearts workgroup is to improve cardiovascular health in New Mexico.

Purpose

The purpose of the Million Hearts workgroup is to gather together invested community partners to coordinate and promote activities to improve cardiovascular health.

Goals

FY18 (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018) Goals:

  1. Meet monthly to support statewide initiatives that promote cardiovascular health.
  2. Create GIS map showing cardiovascular disease burden and existing resources (e.g. walking trails).
  3. Identify and engage with 1 county in NM to promote cardiovascular health.

Meeting Minutes

January 2018 Workgroup Meeting 1.18.18

January 2018 Strategic Planning Session 1.4.18


Workgroups Updates

  1. Job Opportunity

Please see the following job posting for the Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Health Educator at the New Mexico Department of Health:

The Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Health Educator position has been posted on the State Personnel Office website at http://www.spo.state.nm.us/.

To apply, please go to the SPO website and search for position # 23563 or Job Number 2017-05099.


Contact the Chair:

  • Julia Frisk, NM Department of Health, Julia.Frisk@state.nm.us

Information About Million Hearts:

http://millionhearts.hhs.gov/index.html