Harold Wimmer and the American Lung Association: Providing Resources for Healthy Breathing

May 23, 2016

Harold Wimmer is the president and CEO of the American Lung Association, the nation’s oldest voluntary health association, which works to save lives by improving lung health and preventing disease, including lung cancer, asthma, COPD and influenza. The ALA represents more than 21 million constituents and 300,000 volunteers and staff nationwide.

Harold earned a B.S. in Community Health and an M.S. in Health Administration & Policy from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is an active alumni member at the University of Illinois, serving on the Applied Health Sciences Alumni Board. He received the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois, College of Applied Health Sciences. Harold began his career with the ALA in 1978 and has served in key executive positions in the American Lung Association in Illinois and the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest.

Tune into the interview with Harold and click through the corresponding slideshow on the left…