Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation

Research Internship Program Supporters

Our sincere thanks to the generous corporations, foundations and individuals that have helped to underwrite the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation’s® Research Internship Program.

Multi-year Commitments with Named Internship Positions

John and Susan Morrison Internship (4 interns/year)

Sheldon Z. Wert Internship

Richard D. Kantrud Internship


2017 Internship Supporters

Presenting Supporters ($20,000+)

Abbott Northwestern Hospital Foundation

The Culp Family Foundation to establish the Sheldon Z. Wert Intern

Ruth Stricker Dayton

Richard D. Kantrud Estate

Mr. John and Mrs. Susan Morrison

Raymond J. Plank (Matching Grant)

Scholarship supporter ($10,000 to <$20,000)

McFarland Family Fund


Learning Experience Supporter ($5,000 to <$10,000)

Boston Scientific

Hopkins Youth Hockey

Joseph Durda Family Foundation

Dr. Michael and Mrs. Susan Horovitz in appreciation of Dr. Richard Nelson and Dr. Frazier Eales

Minnesota Department of Health’s Summer Health Care Internship Program (SHCIP)

Priority Envelope and SeQuel Response through “The David Forster Vendor of the Year Award” program

Supporters (up to $5,000)

Piper Jaffray Companies

Drs. Jason Alexander and Leila Tabibian

Dr. Nicholas Burke and Sue Slattery-Burke

Dr. Alex Campbell

Dr. Charles Gornick

Drs. Kevin and Ila Harris

Dr. David and Stacey Hurrell

Dr. Michael Miedema

Dr. Marc Newell

Dr. Timothy and Amy Sullivan

Dr. Jay and Sarah Traverse

Jim and Jennifer Anzia

Intern Poster Session Supporters

Platinum Level


Gold Level


Actelion Pharmaceuticals


Bristol-Myers Squibb

Chiesi USA

Janssen Pharmaceuticals of Johnson & Johnson

Pfizer Inc


Silver Level

Silk Road Medical