Thank you to the following organizations that contributed to MERI’s mission and vision in 2018:

  • Affordable Cremations/West TN Cremations

  • Baptist Memorial Health Care

  • The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation

  • Burkhardt Roentgen International, Inc.

  • First Tennessee Bank

  • IMP

  • International Paper

  • Leica

  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

  • MicroPort

  • Plough Foundation

  • Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute

  • Siemens USA

  • Smith & Nephew

  • Spine Intervention Society

  • Stryker

  • SunTrust Foundation

  • Wolf River Surgery Center


Charitable Members


As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, MERI depends on grants and charitable donations from corporate sponsors, foundations, and individuals to help extend our mission and vision. 

MERI accepts contributions in the following ways:

MERI’s five-year strategic plan includes updating and expanding the current facility, capabilities, and services to increase the impact we have on medical education, research, advancements in medical technology, patient safety, and ever-improving patient outcomes.

For more information on making a financial donation contribution to MERI, please contact:

Anne Jones, Marketing & Communications Manager
(901) 725-8885