University of Minnesota
Institute for Engineering in Medicine

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Endowed Chairs


The Institute for Engineering in Medicine is currently the home of three endowed chairs. These chairs provide financial support for faculty members' research programs and are extremely valuable because of the stable sources of funds they represent and the opportunity to innovate beyond traditional grant support.

Current chairs are as follows:

Medtronic-Bakken Endowed Chair for Engineering in Medicine

Currently vacant

St. Jude Medical Endowed Chair in Cardiology

Daniel Garry, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine;
Director, Lillehei Heart Institute

Daniel Garry

Medtronic Professorship in Cardiovascular Repair

Currently vacant