The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health announced that Michael Miedema, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the prestigious 2023 Emerging Public Health Professional Award. The award recognizes early-career public health achievements and contributions of Harvard Chan School graduates who received their degree within the past 10 years. This award is one of four 2023 Alumni Awards granted to leading alumni chosen by their peers through a nomination and voting process.
Dr. Miedema is a cardiologist, researcher and director of the Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) where he focuses his research on determining the optimal individual and population-based approaches for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. He maintains an active clinical practice as director of cardiovascular prevention at Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute® where he focuses on cardiovascular prevention, seeing over a thousand patients each year. In 2022, he was named the team cardiologist for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Dr. Miedema obtained his medical degree and completed a cardiovascular fellowship at the University of Minnesota Medical School and a master’s degree in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The Harvard Chan School announced the recipients of the awards will present the awards during their alumni weekend events September 28-30. See the Harvard Chan School announcement, including Dr. Miedema’s selection for the 2023 Emerging Public Health Professional Award.