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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On Aug. 18, 2020, we held our virtual Founder’s Event celebrating the vision and philanthropic leadership of MHIF’s founding physicians, community leaders and their families, each a vitally important part of MHIF.
KSTP: Historic gift to the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation to help prevent heart attacks, strokes
KSTP interviewed Kristine Fortman, PhD, MHIF CEO and Dr. Micheal Miedema, MD, MPH, Director, Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Receives $5 Million Charitable Gift to Accelerate Progress in World-Class Cardiovascular Prevention Research and Education
MHIF announced today a $5 million charitable donation from the Stuart Nolan family to support cardiovascular disease prevention research and education that aims to change the trajectory of heart disease for future generations. In honor of the gift – matching the largest donation ever made to the foundation – MHIF is establishing the Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health.
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Multi-modality Imaging Education for Technologists, Technicians and Nurses Imaging for individuals with cardiovascular disease has continued to advance and grow in complexity. The field of cardiovascular imaging with cardiac CT angiography, cardiac MR, nuclear...
Join Us! Mark your calendars to join us with your favorite women for our 4th annual women's event promoting hope and discovery for women's heart health! Check back for more details. Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30 pm Minneapolis Event Center 212 SE 2nd Street...
Join MHIF on April 12 in Brainerd, MN for a cardiovascular conference to educate area nurses on common cardiovascular diseases and best practices for cardiovascular care.