Tam O'Black MHIF

Tam O'Black

Vice President, Compliance, Quality & Regulatory

Tam serves as the Vice President of Compliance, Quality, and Regulatory at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation. In this high-impact leadership position, Tam oversees the necessary processes, systems, and infrastructure that serve MHIF. She has deep experience in the areas of compliance, quality, contracting, and research operations.

With a law degree from William Mitchell, Tam previously held positions as Director of Research at Park Nicollet and St. Paul Heart and as Institutional Review Board Director at Park Nicollet. During a consulting practice, Tam was involved as a Special Consultant for the University of Minnesota’s Human Research Protection Program in 2016 and 2017 and has provided compliance, contracting, and operations advice to startups, health systems, universities, and industry.

Tam lives in Hopkins, Minn., has a grown son, and enjoys kayaking.

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The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) strives to create a world without heart and vascular disease. To achieve this bold vision, we are dedicated to improving the cardiovascular health of individuals and communities through innovative research and education.

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Since 2002, MHIF's Clinical Research Internship Program has hosted 235+ students for a unique physician-mentored cardiovascular research internship for undergraduate students. Interns not only gain exceptional experience that helps them prepare for medical school, they also help move MHIF research forward.

Community support is key to our ability to enlist the highest level of talent with annual internship costs exceeding $25,000 per intern. Build new opportunities for the next generation of world-class physician researchers by making a MATCHED gift by May 31st!