John Clymer ’82 was recently named  Executive Director of the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention, which includes participants from more than 80 national and international organizations—public and private, health care, faith, advocacy, academic, policy, and community—working together to implement A Public Health Action Plan to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke.

From the press release:  “Mr. Clymer has been part of the leadership team at US Healthiest, which developed Health Lead, the first accreditation for healthy workplaces. He led the Directors of Health Promotion and Education through a successful turnaround in 2010-11. Previously, Mr. Clymer was president of Partnership for Prevention from 2001-08.

Mr. Clymer serves on the U.S. Community Preventive Services Task Force, and has served on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Chronic Disease and Malnutrition. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health and a regular guest lecturer at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.”

Congratulations, John!