Crown Awards Supporters

2022 Benefit Co-Chairs

Margo and John Catsimatidis

Amy and Harris Diamond

Karen and Kevin Kennedy

Cheryl and Philip Milstein

Diana and Roy Vagelos

Benefit Committee

Broadway Stages, Ltd.

Sherry and Neil Cohen

Ann F. Kaplan

Sam and Vicki Katz

A. Michael and Ruth Lipper

Dr. Arnold Lisio and Dr. Anne Moore

The Russell Berrie Foundation

Marie and Andy Unanue

Joe and Nancy Walker

The Clyde and Helen Wu Family

Lisa and Saky Yakas



Margo and John Catsimatidis

Diana and Roy Vagelos



Armen Avanessians

Harris and Amy Diamond

Sam and Vicki Katz

Karen and Kevin Kennedy

Cheryl and Philip Milstein

Andy and Marie Unanue

Richard and Lisa Witten

The Clyde and Helen Wu Family


Michael Barry

Michael and Shelley Carr

Sherry and Neil Cohen

Roberta and Steve Denning

Robin and Jonathan Dracos

Abby and Rick Elbaum

K. Hovnanian Companies

Mary Jaharis

Ann F. Kaplan

A. Michael and Ruth Lipper

Carol and Gene Ludwig Family Foundation

Stephen and Eve Milstein

Joseph M. Murphy

Larry Neubauer

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Jill and Mark Rachesky Charitable Foundation

The Russell Berrie Foundation

The Tow Foundation

Joe and Nancy Walker

Debby and Peter Weinberg


Broadway Stages, Ltd.

Department of Medicine, Donald W. Landry, MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, Richard Mayeux, MD, MSc

Department of Neurosurgery, Edward Sander Connolly, Jr., MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mary E. D'Alton, MD

Department of Ophthalmology, George A. Cioffi, MD

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, William N. Levine, MD

Department of Otolaryngology, Lawrence R. Lustig, MD

Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Kevin A. Roth, MD, PhD

Department of Pediatrics, Jordan S. Orange, MD, PhD

Department of Psychiatry, H. Blair Simpson, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Craig R. Smith, MD

Department of Urology / Lisa and Saky Yakas

Division of Cardiology, Allan Schwartz, MD

Dr. Maria Garzon and Mark Vassallo

Grodman Family Foundation

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Anil K. Rustgi, MD

Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Muredach Reilly, MBBCH

Dr. Arnold Lisio and Dr. Anne Moore

Vivien and Michael Shelanski


Columbia Stem Cell Initiative, Emmanuelle Passegue, PhD

Judy and Bob Cook

Frank and Margery Criscola        

Department of Emergency Medicine, Angela M. Mills, MD

Department of Genetics and Development, Gerard Karsenty, MD, PhD

Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, Rita Charon, MD, PhD

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Sankar Ghosh, PhD

Department of Neuroscience, Steven Siegelbaum, PhD

Department of Pharmacology, Cory Abate-Shen, PhD

Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Andrew Marks, MD

Department of Systems Biology, Andrea Califano, PhD

Carolyn and Douglas Everson

Gloria Farber

Mario Gabelli and Regina Pitaro

Larisa Geskin, MD

Institute of Cancer Genetics, Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD

Institute of Human Nutrition, Sabrina Diano, PhD

Leona Kern

Israel Lowy

John R. MacArthur and Renee Khatami

Terry Moore

Sara Patterson and David R. Bickers, MD

Drs. Stephen and Ilana Rayport

David and Jill Robbins

Dr. Nicolas and Serene Romas

Jonathan Schiller/Boies Schiller Flexner, LLP

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Sculco

Clara D. Boyd, MD and William P. Short III

Richard and Jane Silverman

The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation

David C. White, MD, VP&S '74

List as of November 7, 2022