Stories of support, discovery and outreach.


Michelle Stecher was a Heart Center Patient 30 Years Ago and is Now an Inpatient Nurse

When Michelle Stecher was born 33 years ago, her doctors were at first unsure what to do for her. What ...


From Sioux Falls to St. Louis: A Family Moves to be Near the Heart Center

“We’re not equipped to care for your child should the need arise.” For Indira Palislamovic-Nukicic, that declaration by cardiologists in ...


Discovery Advances Understanding of Pediatric Cardiomyopathy

In 2010, just two days before Christmas, Colleen and Mike Miller learned that their 6-month-old daughter, Layla, suffered from dilated ...