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The 250th Anniversary Scholarship Challenge rallied the community during our landmark year, as our supporters came out in force to provide funding for scholarships.
The Brown Foundation has committed $2 million to VP&S to establish the Shirlee and Bernard Brown Glaucoma Genetics Initiative Fund within the Department of Ophthalmology.
The Avanessians Foundation and the Avanessians Family Foundation have committed $1.5 million for the establishment of an Avanessians Assistant/Associate Professorship of Cardiology.
The Rudin Scholars Program has provided scholarship support to more than 600 students at CUIMC.
- January 8, 2018
Roger Wu, MD, and David Wu, MD, have underlined their parents’ commitment to medicine, VP&S, and Columbia’s historic ties with China.
- December 27, 2017
The Ludwig Family Foundation provided a grant of $1.2 million in support of VP&S research in neurological disease, focusing on Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury.
- December 14, 2017
The Harry C. and Misook Doolittle Professorship of Medicine will provide permanent support for the hospitalist program in the Department of Medicine.
- November 30, 2017
VP&S has established a $1 million scholarship in Dr. David McDonogh’s name, funded by Diana and Roy Vagelos’54, whose initial gift launched the 250th Anniversary Scholarship Challenge.
- October 23, 2017
In 2008, Louis V. Gerstner Jr. established the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholars Program at VP&S, designed to cultivate the next generation of leading physician-scientists in medicine and research.
- September 27, 2017
The John and Myrna Daniels Foundation has committed $2.5 million to establish the John and Myrna Daniels Professorship of Cardiology.