Nico Pronk, PhD
HealthPartners Institute 
8170 33rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55425


HealthPartners Institute

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Year established: 1990
  • Active studies: 187 in 2012
  • Peer-reviewed publications: 190 in 2012
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  • Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Year established: 1957
  • CEO: Andrea Walsh
  • Exc Med Dirs: Steven Connelly, MD, Brian Rank, MD
  • Patients/members served: 1.5 million
  • Areas served: Minnesota, western Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota (clinic locations)
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The mission of HealthPartners Institute is to improve health and well-being in partnership with our members, patients and community." To learn more, visit


Special Research Facilities

  • Data Collection Center
  • Clinical Research Center
  • Center for Chronic Care Innovation
  • Critical Care Research Center
  • Center for Memory & Aging


Top 3 Funding Agencies

  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research