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Dr. Scott Sharkey on Kare11 for Women’s Heart Research

Dr. Scott Sharkey on Kare11 for Women’s Heart Research

Click on image above to watch Dr. Shakey's segment on Kare 11. Dr. Scott Sharkey, MHIF Chief Medical Officer and Cardiologist at Minneapolis Heart Institute® recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kare 11's Rena Sarigianopoulos to discuss women's heart health...

MHIF at CVI 2019

MHIF at CVI 2019

MHIF was well represented at the 2019 Cardiovascular Innovations conference in Denver, CO in July. Dr. Paul Sorajja, Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research at MHIF’s Valve Science Center, and Dr. Manos Brilakis, Chair of MHIF's Complex...

Hope, Health & Humor Event Recap – 5 Takeaways

Hope, Health & Humor Event Recap – 5 Takeaways

  Did you know that women’s heart health research is 35 years behind that of men? When it comes to heart disease, women are under-studied, under-diagnosed and under-treated. At our fourth annual Hope, Health & Humor event held Aug. 8, 2019, the Minneapolis...

2018 MHI/MHIF Research Dissemination

2018 MHI/MHIF Research Dissemination

Research is at the core of our mission. By disseminating our research learnings to medical professionals we are improving the prevention, identification and treatment of heart and vascular disease. In 2018 alone, our team published 200 manuscripts, produced 87 poster...

Upcoming Events

2019 Heartbeat Gala

Celebrate cutting-edge cardiovascular research and lifesaving innovations at the 2019 Heartbeat Gala. Join gala co-chairs, Dr. Elizabeth Grey and Dr. Retu Saxena as we lift up the impact research has on the lives of patients and their families during an evening of...

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship makes you part of our team and our mission, driving life-saving and life-changing innovative solutions for people with and at risk for heart and vascular disease. Thirty-five years strong, this kind of teamwork has helped Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) become a world-renowned center for cardiovascular research and education. Together, we’ve got a powerful, positive story to tell. Contact the MHIF Event Team for more details at


  • Align your brand with a respected leader in cardiovascular prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Gain targeted brand exposure with influential philanthropists and healthcare professionals.
  • Build community connections.
  • Benefit from logo and sponsor recognition opportunities.
  • Improve lives by supporting the highest quality cardiovascular research and education.



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