Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Justus-Warren Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Task Force
Health and Human Services
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-216.60
Term Length 
2 Years
The task force examines the incidence and causes of heart disease, stroke disease, and stroke deaths and risks, including the identification of subpopulations at high risk for developing heart disease and stroke. The task force has 27 members, each serving a two-year term. The governor appoints 11 members.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Eugene Reynolds II 7/31/20236/30/2025LimitedPracticing Family Physician, Pediatrician, Or Internist
Vacant7/1/20156/30/2023LimitedPresident/CEO of a business who is a member of and rec. by Wellness Council
Margaret B. Murchison 7/6/20216/30/2025LimitedNews director of a Newspaper, Television Or Radio Station
Yolanda A. Dickerson 7/1/20196/30/2025LimitedVolunteer of the NC Affiliate Of The American Heart Association
Basheerah Enahora 10/30/20236/30/2025LimitedN. C. Cooperative Extension Service Rep.
Katherine Combs 9/28/20236/30/2025LimitedEat Smart, Move More NC
Ruth G. Phillips 9/20/20176/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Stephanie Dorko Austin 9/20/20176/30/2025LimitedAt-large

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