American Heart Association Investment in College of Nursing and iREACH

WSU is proud to recognize a recent investment of $1.88 million from the American Heart Association to WSU’s College of Nursing and the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health, or “IREACH.”

With the support of the American Heart Association, IREACH seeks to improve the health and quality of life for Native American and Alaska Native populations through community-centered research, training, education, and outreach.

Pictured from left to right:
• Mike Connell, Vice President of Advancement and CEO of the WSU Foundation
• Amanda Boyd, Associate Professor of Health, Risk, and Science Communication in WSU’s Murrow College of Communication, and an affiliated faculty member with IREACH
• Representing the American Heart Association is Shelly Kind, Executive Director of the American Heart Association in Seattle.
• Dean of WSUs College of Nursing Mary Koithan
• Vice President of Health Sciences and Chancellor of WSU Spokane Daryll DeWald
• WSU System President Kirk Schulz