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


2018 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)

Hopkins Youth Hockey Association

McFarland Family Fund

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

Joseph Durda Family Foundation

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

Supporters (up to $5,000)

Piper Jaffray Companies

Jim and Jennifer Anzia

Physician Supporters

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

Government and Industry Supporters

Summer Health Care Internship Program (SHCIP) funded by Minnesota Department of Health

Platinum Level – Industry 

Pfizer, Inc

Gold Level – Industry

Actelion Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson


Astellas Pharma

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Portola Pharmaceuticals


Silver Level – Industry