American Heart Association

Longtime volunteer Mosca helped pioneer Go Red For Women


More than three decades ago, Lori Mosca, M.D., was studying for board exams late one night when there was a knock on her bedroom door.

It was her dad. There was sweat on his sternum. His fists were clenched.

He told his daughter, a second-year medical student, […]

Dr. Willie Lawrence driven to make an impact on high blood pressure

 Dr. Willie E. Lawrence Jr. is surrounded every day by the potential impact of high blood pressure — the rampant suffering caused by heart disease and stroke.

But it’s not only because he is an interventional cardiologist in an underserved urban area of Kansas City; or because he mourns the […]