Tuesday Keynote Presentation


Teri Whitman 2023 DMD Conference Awardee

"Innovation Drivers in Cardiac Rhythm Devices"

Teri Whitman
Research Director, Medtronic
2023 DMD Conference Awardee

Teri Whitman, PhD is a Research Director at Medtronic in Cardiac Implantables Research & Technology. Teri has more than 25 years of experience in the medical device industry and leads a team focused on novel cardiac therapies and implant procedures for pacemakers and defibrillators. Whitman’s research interests include hemodynamics of arrhythmias, minimally invasive cardiac procedures, and design and delivery of pediatric devices. As a prolific innovator, she holds 28 patents. Teri is a Medtronic Bakken and Technical Fellow, a University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM) fellow, and serves on the Purdue School of Biomedical Engineering Advisory Board. Whitman holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wyoming. Teri was a National Science Foundation Research Fellow during her graduate studies with an MS in Food Engineering and PhD in Biological Engineering from Purdue University.