Hope Discovered Here®
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For more than 37 years, we’ve been a world-class cardiovascular research and education organization committed to making the impossible possible for our patients.
Patients are at the heart of our mission. We provide:
•Hope for patients, improving their well-being and life expectancy
•Hope for their children, siblings, parents and families
•Hope for new treatment options
•Hope for a world without heart and vascular disease
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Every year, exciting breakthroughs and new discoveries stem from our research. These important findings advance medical knowledge, improving the health and lives of millions of people worldwide.
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Dr. Peter Eckman recently talked about heart disease on the KDUZ Radio Community Affairs program in Hutchinson, Minn., with host Lester Schuft. Dr. Eckman answered a wide variety of questions about heart disease symptoms, diagnostic tests, and various treatments and research for patients with heart failure, his particular area of expertise.
Congratulations to SCAD survivor, patient and tireless advocate, Kristen Bowlds, for reaching a national break in her efforts to continue raising awareness of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) and the critical need for more women’s heart health research!
What is a heart-healthy diet? Joy Hayes, an MHIF population health specialist, Master Gardener and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, tackled this question during her heart-healthy eating presentation at Bachman’s on Saturday, Feb. 1.
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To learn more about upcoming topics or to view past grand rounds presentations, please visit the links below: Grand Rounds | Upcoming Topics | Past Grand Rounds | Suggest a Speaker or Topic | Join our Notification List Putting Research Into Practice The...
The 2015 Heartbeat Gala will bring together supporters of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation for a night of movement, energy and vitality set in The Big Easy, New Orleans! New this year, we are hosting our first ever after party for...
Thank you! Our heartfelt thanks to all guests and sponsors of the 2015 Heartbeat Gala. It was a resounding success and we are already excited for next year! Please see the recap page for links to photos and videos. ————————- The 2015...