For Patients, Families and Friends

Conditions

Knowledge is a powerful tool in the treatment of heart disease.

Heart Healthy Living

Cardiovascular disease basics, tools and information to help improve your health.

Risk Factors

Know what puts you at risk for heart disease, and how to better prevent it.

Through your financial support, MHIF researchers make new discoveries and implement transformational programs that help people live longer and healthier lives. Donor support helps educate the next generation of cardiovascular professionals through MHIF’s internship and educational programs. And contributions make dissemination of findings possible, accelerating the impact of MHIF’s work. Each dollar of support saves lives, which is the best investment possible.

Areas of Focus

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Population Health

Advances in health care have dramatically decreased the death rate from cardiovascular disease over the past three decades.

TO IMPROVE THE CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH OF INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES THROUGH INNOVATIVE RESEARCH & PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION.

OUR MISSION

Stories of Gratitude

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The Anderson Siblings: Hypertension

Candi, Wendy and Marshall Anderson: HypertensionFor many people, vacations are a time to relax, reflect and often, try new experiences. For sisters Wendy and Candyce (Candi) Anderson, a vacation together in early 2017 inspired them to try something new to...

Dennis Hudson: Cardiac Valve

Dennis Hudson Enjoys a “New Lease on Life” After Valve ReplacementLiving in the foothills of South Dakota’s beautiful Black Hills, Dennis Hudson and his wife Carole love to jump in their 1960 Thunderbird convertible or take the top off their Jeep and head...

Jamie Dockendorf: Congenital Heart Defect

For parents expecting a baby, excitement and uncertainty are a normal part of the journey. For new parents Jamie and David, however, they never imagined the situation they would face. When Jamie was 31 weeks pregnant with their son Carson, they learned...