Lharissa Jacobs

VP Health Strategy
American Heart Association
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Lharissa Jacobs is the Vice President of Health Strategy for the American Heart Association. She has sixteen years of leadership through teaching and volunteering in public schools, and seven years of leading efforts in chronic disease prevention. Lharissa has a Master’s degree from the University of Houston in Education (M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction) and an MBA from the Bauer College of Business. Her special interests include developing partnerships and collaborative relationships, and in her free time she volunteers as a coach for a running group, and spends time with her husband and two teenagers.