Who We Are
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is an independent, nonprofit research organization that partners with the cardiologists from Minneapolis Heart Institute® to lead groundbreaking clinical research and education focused on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular disease.
We are MHIF
As one of the leading nonprofit cardiovascular research and education institutions in the United States, our cutting-edge clinical research helps pioneer improvements to diagnose, treat and prevent heart and vascular disease. By educating and disseminating our research findings to physicians across the region, country and world, our work helps optimize patient care to improve and save thousands of lives every year.
Our Vision & Mission
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation strives to create a world without heart and vascular disease.
To achieve this bold vision, our mission is to improve the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.
Hours of education
New patients enrolled in studies
At any given time, MHIF leads more than 200 research studies with more than 2,200 patients.
The History of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation®
The Founders of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation®
When the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) was formed, the founding physicians enlisted the help of several community leaders who understood the importance of advancing cardiovascular research and education. Together, they recruited 100 supporters who believed that investing in innovative research was essential to improving cardiovascular health in our community and across the country.
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