The volunteers who serve on the American Heart Association Twin Cities Board of Directors include local healthcare professionals and business and community leaders who guide our mission and activities to improve the cardiovascular health of the Twin Cities community – from health legislation to fundraising initiatives that expand and improve systems of care, research grants and education programs.
We acknowledge the Twin Cities Board of Directors for their consistent commitment to leadership and results. They have been recognized every year for over five years as one of the top local boards in the country with the prestigious AHA Gold designation for excellence.
Jokho Farah, MBBS
Director of Quality/Population Health
People’s Center Health Services
Vice President, Allina Clinical Service Lines
Wayne Adkisson, M.D., FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Minnesota
Hennepin County Medical Center
Doug Baldwin, M.D.
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon
Vice President, Research and Development
VP, Service and Sales Operations
Peter Eckman, M.D., FACC
Section Head – Heart Failure
Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Haitham Hussein, M.D.
Staff Vice President, Operations
Vice President and General Manager Cardiac Surgery
Chief Administrative Officer
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Division of Indian Work
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Robins Kaplan, LLP
McKinsey & Co.
Human Capital Partner Manager
Director of Wellness and Culinary Standards
Twin Cities Executive Director