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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...

Miedema Authors New Paper on CAC Findings in Young Adults

Miedema Authors New Paper on CAC Findings in Young Adults

Click on the link below to watch Dr. Miedema's interview on #JNOLive with JAMA Network Open. Study Shows Early Coronary Plaque is Common in Certain Young Adults and is Associated with Significantly Elevated Cardiovascular Risk  Study reinforces the importance of...

26 MHI Physicians on 2019 Top Docs List

26 MHI Physicians on 2019 Top Docs List

Congratulations to all of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Physicians who made the 2019 Top Doctors List: Raed Abdelhadi, MDPeter Alden, MDIvan Chavez, MDFrazier Eales, MDPeter Eckman, MDCharles Gornick, MDElizabeth Grey, MDKevin Harris, MDTim Henry, MDDavid Hurrell,...

Dr. Retu Saxena Featured as 2019 Top Doc

Dr. Retu Saxena Featured as 2019 Top Doc

MHI Cardiologist and MHIF Researcher, Dr. Retu Saxena was not only selected as one of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine's 2019 Top Doctors, but she was one of five doctors featured in a special write-up! Here is her excerpt: A woman, 36 weeks pregnant, checked into a Twin...

Upcoming Events

2019 Heartbeat Gala

Please join us for the 2019 Heartbeat Gala The stories shared will shine a light on the need for, and impact of, women's heart health research. Join gala co-chairs, Dr. Elizabeth Grey and Dr. Retu Saxena as we lift up the impact research has on the lives of patients...

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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