The Mechanics of a Healthy Heart



• Public health epidemic of heart valve disease
• Importance of listening to a heart murmur
• Latest in heart valve disease research and treatments

This is a free public education event brought to you by the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation®, a nonprofit organization committed to innovative cardiovascular research and education. Questions? or 612-863-2024


5:30PM Registration opens

6PM Leading physicians and researchers present

7PM Patient panel, including former U.S. Senator David Durenberger, moderated by WCCO Radio Host, Roshini Rajkumar

8PM Breakout session with physicians, researchers and patients

9PM Event concludes

About National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

The goal of the annual awareness day on February 22 is to increase recognition of the specific risks and symptoms of heart valve disease, improve detection and treatment, and ultimately save lives. While heart valve disease can be can be disabling and deadly, available treatments can save lives, making education and awareness particularly important. On this day and throughout the year, the campaign partners—advocates, educators, and health care professionals—are helping to spread the word about valve disease.View the National Heart Valve Awareness Day website for more details.

# of Americans Diagnosed with Heart Valve Disease


Of People Know Nothing About Heart Valve Disease

# of Americans Die Every Year from Heart Valve Disease