On The Pulse:
Past Presentations

On the Pulse is a 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.

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Setting the Standard of Health Justice

Originally recorded: November 2, 2022

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Dr. Baechler Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Presenters:

Courtney Jordan Baechler, MD, MS

 Medical Director of Health Equity and Health Promotion | MHIF

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Delaine Teabout Thomas, MPH

Women's Health Equity Fellow | MHIF

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Batala McFarlane

Publisher | InSight News

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Juleen

 Juleen Christopher, PhD, BCC

 

Heart Rhythm Disorders: Impact on Our Daily Lives

 Originally recorded: June 23, 2022

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Presenter:

Jay Sengupta, MD, FACC, FHRS

Researcher | Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Cardiac Electrophysiologist | Minneapolis Heart Institute

 

Women's Heart Health

 Originally recorded: May 19, 2022

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Retu Saxena

Presenter:

Retu Saxena, MD, FACC

Researcher | Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Cardiologist | Minneapolis Heart Institute

 

COVID-19: Why Should You Still Take Care of Your Heart

Originally recorded: April 21, 2022

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Presenters:

Emmanouil (Manos) Brilakis, MD

Director of Center for Coronary Artery Disease and Researcher, MHIF

Director of Complex Coronary Interventions, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

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Santiago Garcia, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiologist & Researcher 

 

 

Heart Attacks, Blockages & Stents: Why & How You Should Care for Your Coronary Arteries for a Healthier Heart; Emmanouil Brilakis, MD

Originally recorded: June 8, 2021

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Presenter:

Emmanouil (Manos) Brilakis, MD

Director of Center for Coronary Artery Disease and Researcher, MHIF

Director of Complex Coronary Interventions, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

 

Fish Oil for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease; Michael Miedema, MD

Originally recorded: May 20, 2021

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Michael Miedema Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Presenter:

Michael Miedema, MD

Director of Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health and Researcher, MHIF

Director of Cardiovascular Prevention, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Cardiac Transplantation: Past, Present & Future; Benjamin Sun, MD

Originally recorded: April 27, 2021

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Presenter:

Benjamin Sun, MD

Cardiac Surgeon and Researcher, MHIF

Surgical Director of Heart Failure, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Innovations in Vascular Medicine and Complex Aortic Conditions; Jesse Manunga Jr., MD

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Innovations in Vascular Medicine and Complex Aortic Conditions

Jesse Manunga Jr., MD

Researcher, MHIF

Vascular Surgeon, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally Recorded on: June 9, 2020

An Update on Cardiovascular Stem Cell Therapy and its Potential Use Treating COVID-19; Jay Traverse, MD

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An Update on Cardiovascular Stem Cell Therapy and its Potential Use Treating COVID-19

Jay Traverse, MD

Director of Research, MHIF

Senior Consulting Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally Recorded on: June 4, 2020

History of Heart Surgery; Robert Steffen, MD

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Robert Steffen Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

History of Heart Surgery

Robert Steffen, MD

Researcher, MHIF

Cardiac Surgeon, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally Recorded on: June 2, 2020

Cardiovascular Telemedicine, Care in the Age of Coronavirus; Marc Newell, MD

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Marc Newell

Cardiovascular Telemedicine, Care in the Age of Coronavirus

Marc Newell, MD

Researcher, MHIF

Senior Consulting Cardiologist and Vice President of Operations, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally Recorded on: May 27, 2020

Heart Health, Mental Health & Best Outcomes During COVID-19; Courtney Baechler, MD

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Dr. Baechler Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Heart Health, Mental Health & Best Outcomes During COVID-19

Courtney Baechler, MD

Medical Director, MHIF Emerging Science Centers

Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally Recorded on: May 21, 2020

Advancements in Heart Rhythm Conditions in the Age of COVID-19; John Zakaib, MD

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Advancements in Heart Rhythm Conditions in the Age of COVID-19

John Zakaib, MD

Researcher, MHIF

Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally Recorded on: May 12, 2020

What's New in Heart Failure; Peter Eckman, MD

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Peter Eckman, MD Minneapolis Heart Institute

What’s New in Heart Failure

Peter Eckman, MD

Researcher, MHIF

Cardiologist and Heart Failure Section Head, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally Recorded on: May 7, 2020

Hypertension, Cardiac Risk Factors in the Time of COVID-19; Retu Saxena, MD

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Hypertension, Cardiac Risk Factors
in the Time of COVID-19

Retu Saxena, MD

Researcher, MHIF

Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally recorded on: May 6, 2020

Leading Innovations in Heart Valve Science; Paul Sorajja, MD

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Leading Innovations in Heart Valve Science

Paul Sorajja, MD

Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science at MHIF

Cardiologist and Director, Center of Valve and Structural Heart Disease, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally presented on: May 4, 2020

COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease; Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH

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COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease

Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH

Researcher, MHIF

Cardiologist and Associate Director, Center for Healthcare Delivery Innovation, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Originally presented on: April 27, 2020