2020 Heart to Heart Grant Finalists Announced

by Alpha Phi Foundation in Press Release

Each year, Alpha Phi Foundation awards a $100,000 Heart to Heart Grant funding an innovative project addressing the need for specialized care and/or education supporting women’s heart health.

With the help of our dedicated volunteer Medical Readers, we have carefully reviewed many exceptional proposals and are thrilled to announce this year’s top 5 Heart to Heart Grant Finalists:

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Mission: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education. Learn more 


Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT

Mission: Hartford Hospital offers outstanding multi-disciplinary cardiovascular programs designed to provide excellence in treatment, diagnosis and management through the entire spectrum of cardiovascular disease. They have an unwavering commitment to provide the very best care to their cardiac patients who need clinical services, angioplasty, surgery or other procedures, as well as others who want to make their hearts healthier through preventive, pharmacological or rehabilitative therapy. Learn more


Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN

Mission: Indiana University National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, a program of the IU School of Medicine, was founded with the mission to improve the overall health of Indiana women and families. The Center achieves this mission through collaboration, outreach, and education. The Center works to improve access to care and resources, educate and empower women to make healthy choices, and raise awareness of sex and gender differences in medicine. Learn more 


The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Mission: The Ohio State University College of Nursing prides itself on being a catalyst for advancing quality of care. Through health and wellness-centered leadership, a strong and deep history, world-class educational programs and their mission to dream, discover and deliver, the College of Nursing transforms healthcare and transforms lives. Learn more 


University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Mission: The faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology within Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa conduct research dedicated to improving the health of women at all stages of life. Their research spans basic science to clinical trials. Ongoing studies range from testing new therapies in gynecologic cancers to understanding mechanisms involved in carrying a healthy pregnancy. Learn more 


Alpha Phi Foundation will announce the Heart to Heart Grant Recipient in late February of 2020 to close out Heart Health Month.

To learn more about past Heart to Heart Grant recipients, click here

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