Joy Hayes

Joy Hayes, MS, RDN, CDCES

Population Health Specialist

Joy Hayes is a population health specialist with more than 30 years of experience as a dietitian and diabetes educator helping people of all ages and diverse backgrounds with prevention and management of heart disease and diabetes. She has a special interest in women’s heart health and the body, heart and mind connection. Ms. Hayes was honored as 2015 Diabetes Educator of the Year by the Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.

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Give the Gift of Hope
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The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) strives to create a world without heart and vascular disease. To achieve this bold vision, we are dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.

Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, we can continue this life-saving work. Please make a gift to support the area of greatest need.

Celebrate Heart Month with a Gift Towards Research!

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Heart disease is the #1 cause of death of men and women, claiming the lives of 700,000 people annually; our fathers and mothers; our friends and loved-ones.

Together, we can change that statistic with an investment in life-changing research and education. This heart month, we hope you'll make a special gift in honor of a loved one and the physicians, researchers and educators working to create a world without heart and vascular disease.