Margo B. Minissian, PhD, ACNP is the inaugural chairholder of the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Nurse Education, Innovation, and Research at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Minissian is the Executive Director at the Brawerman Nursing Institute where she oversees education, research, and performance improvement.

Dr. Minissian completed a biological research PhD at the UCLA School of Nursing where she was the UCLA Dean’s Scholar Fellow and Regents Scholar. Dr. Minissian’s research focuses on cardiovascular prevention with an emphasis on young women who experience severe preterm delivery and preeclampsia.