Heidi Dieter is the Chief Research Officer for Mayo Clinic. In this role, Heidi leads efforts across the organization to advance the Research mission and strategic priorities of Mayo Clinic. The mission of research at Mayo is to transform the practice through the discovery-translation-application continuum, addressing the unmet needs of patients.
Prior to this role, Heid has held several leadership roles in her 15 years at Mayo Clinic. Most recently, she served as the senior administrator for the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. In this role, Heidi led all aspects of the Center, designed to be an innovative driver of change for the Mayo Clinic through developing, analyzing and rapidly diffusing solutions for the transformation of health care.
Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Heidi spent 10 years as an administrator in long-term care, rehabilitation and assisted living communities around the country.
Outside of her work, Heidi serves on the Board of Directors for Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota, having previously served as Board President, and Charter House, Mayo Clinic Retirement Community. She also served on the Board of the RT Autism Awareness Foundation. In addition, she was founder and served as president of the Minnesota Chapter of the Lymphoma Research Foundation, a national organization with a mission to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease.
Heidi received her Masters of Business Administration and Certificate in Health Services Management from Keller Graduate School of Management in Chicago, Illinois.