Dr. Minissian is the Executive Director, Geri & Richard Brawerman Nursing Institute and the Simms/ Mann Family Foundation Endowed Chair of Nurse Education, Innovation, and Research. She is a Faculty Research Scientist and Assistant Professor of Cardiology at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Minissian holds National Board Certifications as a Nurse Executive-Advanced and as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is also nationally board certified as a Clinical Lipid Specialist from the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology.

She is published in 50 peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Women’s Health, Nurse Leader, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation. Dr. Minissian was co-author of the 2022 Focused Update of the 2016 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the Role of Non-Statin Therapies for LDL-Cholesterol Lowering in Management of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk.