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For the Heart of MN: A Cardiovascular Nursing Conference

For the Heart of MN: A Cardiovascular Nursing Conference

Agenda:   7:00AM Registration and breakfast 7:55AM Welcome 8:10AM Cardiac Anatomy / EKG Review 8:50AM Acute Coronary Syndrome 9:30AM Break and Exhibits 9:50AM Up-to-date Atrial Fibrillation Management 10:30AM Valve Disease and Cutting Edge...

Dr. Traverse interviewed on KDUZ Hutchinson Radio

Dr. Traverse interviewed on KDUZ Hutchinson Radio

Dr. Jay Traverse joined Lester Schuft on KDUZ Radio in Hutchinson for the 'Community Affairs' segment last week. Lester and Dr. Traverse discussed all things heart health - signs/symptoms, diagnostic procedures and the importance of listening to your body...

Dr. Paul Sorajja talks MitraClip on Kare11 News

Dr. Paul Sorajja talks MitraClip on Kare11 News

Heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans, but a new study on a tiny medical device, Abbott's MitraClip, is giving patients and their families hope. Dr. Paul Sorajja, Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research at the MHIF...

MHIF Fellow, Dr. Peter Tajti wins TCT Fellow Case Competition

MHIF Fellow, Dr. Peter Tajti wins TCT Fellow Case Competition

This year at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), Dr. Peter Tajti's presented a case from Minneapolis Heart Institute® that received second place in the International Fellows Challenging Case Session. The case was titled "Utility of the hybrid...

First Patient Enrolled in TVINCITIES Disparity Study

First Patient Enrolled in TVINCITIES Disparity Study

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Enrolls First Patient in Racial and Ethnic Disparities Study for Valvular Heart Disease   Minneapolis, MN – September 13, 2018 – Researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) enrolled their first...

Dr Katsiyinannis on Kare 11 re: Aspirin & Fish Oil Study

Dr Katsiyinannis on Kare 11 re: Aspirin & Fish Oil Study

President of Minneapolis Heart Institute® and researcher with Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Dr. Bill Katsiyiannis was interviewed on Kare 11 last week about the recent research on aspirin and fish oil supplements' effectiveness in preventing...

Valve Science Center Research in AJM

Valve Science Center Research in AJM

Drs. Yader Sandoval, Paul Sorajja and Kevin Harris, researchers from MHIF's Valve Science Center, were recently published in The American Journal of Medicine for research around the management of ischemic mitral regurgitation. Abstract: Ischemic mitral...

Dr. Kelly Han Honored by Jon DeHaan Foundation

Dr. Kelly Han Honored by Jon DeHaan Foundation

Dr. Kelly Han, Director of Advanced Congenital Cardiac Imaging at the Minneapolis Heart Institute and Children’s Heart Clinic at Minnesota Children’s Hospital was presented with the first of The Jon DeHaan Foundation Award for Innovation in...

Meet the Population Health Interns!

Meet the Population Health Interns!

Danielle Lundstrom is a graduate student at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, where she has nearly completed the Public Health Nutrition Coordinated MPH/RD Program. This summer she is working as a Population Health Intern at the...

Sorajja Publishes Atlas of Structural Heart Cases

Sorajja Publishes Atlas of Structural Heart Cases

Dr. Paul Sorajja, Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research at MHIF's Valve Science Center, has published "Structural Heart Cases: A Color Atlas of Pearls and Pitfalls". Sorajja says "The inspiration came from my passion for...

HBB: Heart of New Ulm Project’s Nine Year Impact Report

HBB: Heart of New Ulm Project’s Nine Year Impact Report

Health care is moving beyond hospital and clinic walls and out into communities. In New Ulm, Minn., an initiative from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) has been paving the way. Since 2009, Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm Project...

Founders to the Future

Founders to the Future

THANK YOU Another successful MHIF Founder’s Event at the Minikahda Club! A night spent reminiscing and celebrating the history, growth, accomplishments, and continued mission of innovative research and education at the Minneapolis Heart...