University of Nebraska Medical Center

Heart Diseases

For the Heart Diseases area of emphasis, research and innovation are part of our DNA. Our commitment to innovation and cutting-edge cardiovascular research will pave the way for groundbreaking advancements in pediatric, fetal and adult congenital heart disease care.

  • Investigating cardiovascular health in the entire age spectrum of congenital heart disease; from premature infants through adulthood
  • Assessment of innovative diagnostic modalities for early detection of acquired cardiovascular disease
  • Evaluation of personalized treatment regimens for adults with congenital heart disease
  • Investigating new cardiac surgical treatment options and ways to improve surgical outcomes
  • Spanning the spectrum of clinical investigation including translational research, clinical trials of new drugs and devices, outcomes and health services research and multicenter collaborative quality improvement

If you are a CHRI member and would like to join the Heart Diseases area of emphasis, please email chri@unmc.edu



Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Research Sonographer

Dr. Ling Li

Professor, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Anji Yetman

Co-Champion Not Pictured: 

Camille Hancock Friesen, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

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