Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation to create world's 'foremost' women's cardiology center


[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, November 26, 2019] The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, an independent, non-profit research group that is housed in Abbott Northwestern Hospital, plans to create what it says will be the world's "foremost" research hub on women's cardiovascular health, kicked off with a $5 million grant from well-known philanthropists.

The MHIF is conducting a search for a leading women's cardiologist to head the new center. That process is expected to take about a year, said Dr. Scott Sharkey, the MHIF's chief medical officer. The foundation will also build out a supplementary team of physicians, statisticians and assistants.

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