On The Pulse:
A Series of Physician Speakers
Join us for our winter series of free, virtual presentations from physician leaders in research and care at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) and Minneapolis Heart Institute® (MHI) who will address the latest in cardiovascular treatment and advancements.
What's the Big Deal About Cholesterol?
December 7, 2022 from 12:00 – 1 pm CT
According to the CDC, about 38% of American adults have high cholesterol (total blood cholesterol ≥ 200 mg/dL). Too much cholesterol puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke, which are two leading causes of death in the United States.
In this On the Pulse session, Elizabeth Tuohy, MD – Cardiologist and Medical Director of the Heart Disease Prevention Clinic at the Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute – St. Paul, will give an overview of cholesterol and heart disease, including risk factors and steps for prevention. This session will include audience Q&A, where Dr. Tuohy will discuss your questions and comments. Sign up today for this virtual education opportunity you won’t want to miss!
Dr. Elizabeth Tuohy
(read bio below)
Meet Our Presenters:
Elizabeth Tuohy, MD
Cardiologist | Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute
Medical Director, Heart Disease Prevention Clinic | Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute – St. Paul
Dr. Elizabeth Tuohy is a cardiologist at Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute and serves as Medical Director of the Heart Disease Prevention Clinic in St. Paul at United Heart & Vascular Clinic. She earned her Medical Degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship training at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. Dr. Tuohy’s cardiology practice interests include heart disease prevention, complex lipid management, general cardiology, as well as interpretation of multiple modalities of non-invasive cardiac imaging including echocardiography, nuclear imaging and cardiac CT. Dr. Tuohy is also active in teaching the United Family Medicine residents during her inpatient rounding service at United Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and National Lipid Association. Dr. Tuohy sees patients in St. Paul, Hastings, and Shoreview, MN.