Dates for Scientific Sessions with the American Heart Association in 2013

The American Heart Association (AHA) is pleased to announce the dates for its 2013 Scientific Sessions, which will be held Nov. 16-20, 2013 at the Dallas Convention Center. As a nonprofit organization, the AHA relies on the efforts of its thousands of members and supporters, including Colleen Murphy of Arlington Heights, Illinois, to continue fulfilling its mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among Americans.

The Scientific Sessions is the AHA’s biggest gathering of scientists and health care professionals dedicated to the field of cardiovascular disease. The sessions will feature presentations by some of the leaders in cardiovascular disease worldwide, as well as exhibits that showcase the latest developments in cardiovascular resources and technology. The AHA anticipates attendance by more than 17,000 professionals and more than 22,000 attendees overall.

Long a resident of Arlington Heights, Illinois, Colleen Murphy supports the American Heart Association. She additionally contributes to the American Cancer Society and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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About colleenmurphy1

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based professional Colleen Murphy has worked in sales and sales management for more than 20 years. Over that time, she has lead small sales teams, created an independent representative firm dealing with clients across nine states, and overseen sales and negotiations for a major advertising company’s seven-state Midwest region. Colleen Murphy also involves herself in a number of community groups and charitable organizations in her free time. Most recently, Colleen Murphy has started working as an independent representative for the medical company CryoPen, Inc. She consults with physicians, explaining the benefits of new cryosurgical equipment and techniques. The advanced techniques improve patient care and practice revenue, due to increased efficiency and efficacy. Murphy has worked in this position since June 2011, shortly after leaving her prior position. Before beginning her work with CryoPen, Colleen Murphy worked for CPC Pathology, a medical lab that also assists in the development of in-house labs for medical practices. She served as Midwest Sales Executive from January 2009 to April 2011, managing sales practices for seven states. Murphy boosted sales for the $1 million company by over 15% during her time there, partially through advocacy of a third-party competitive market analysis. Colleen Murphy supports a number of medical research and support charities due to her involvement in the field, as well as a number of church groups and local charities. Medical groups she supports include the American Cancer Society, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, and the American Heart Association. Community and church groups she supports include Mercy Baskets for St. James Church and the Christian Family Movement, which she led for several years.

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