Jan 22, 2023
In this episode, we discuss the importance of self advocacy, movement, accountability, education and eliminating the stigma associated with certain behaviors in order to fight heart disease. Since 2008, the Arlington (VA) Chapter of the Links, Inc. has led the charge in the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area through our Red Dress Event. The podcast focuses on a conversation from the 2022 virtual Red Dress event moderated by Andrea Roane, longtime DC area newscaster, Dr. Reginald Robinson, President of the Board of Directors for the Eastern States region of the American Heart Association (AHA), and Gail Harris Berry, 5 time heart attack survivor. Host Krysta Jones leads a discussion with Dr. Yolanda Holmes, dermatologist and chair of the Arlington Links Health and Human Services facet, LaJuanna Russell, co-chair of the Arlington Links Health and Human Services facet, and Michelle Bailey, chairwoman of the DMV Links Red Dress Event.