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22210 Gifts Received
November 30, 2021
A bridge to better health
Bridges connect distant people and places, linking entire communities through architectural marvels. These structures came to take on a different meaning for Harry E. Bovay, Jr., who worked to bridge gaps in health care, education, and community development through philanthropy.View Now
A purpose to help and heal
Domestic violence is a major public health concern that causes a ripple effect of repercussions. Carla Diaz-Lewis and her husband, Kenneth Lewis, are helping to teach health care workers and community members how to identify and assist victims of domestic violence through their commitment to establish a lecture series at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth.
Leading by example
Millions of Texans, mostly ethnic minorities, regularly come face-to-face with obstacles like these as they try to lead healthy lives. Eager to close these gaps, faculty members at the Austin campus set out in 2020 to create the Austin Faculty Opportunity Scholarship, which helps minority students earn their doctoral degrees at the school and become public health leaders.
A new milestone in generosity
Amidst the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we launched the public phase of the most ambitious fundraising campaign in UTHealth history as our supporters gave with visionary generosity in Fiscal Year 2021.
Spreading smiles, sharing positivity
During routine pregnancy exams, Arati Patel and her husband marveled at the ultrasound images of their growing child, dreaming of the future. The tests indicated the couple would welcome a healthy boy, whom they named Sahil, in June 2003. But when Arati went into labor five weeks early, excitement transformed into uncertainty.
Soaring on winds of change
While our collective understanding of science and technology may be increasing at extraordinary rates, so too is the incidence of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder. Longtime UTHealth Development Board Member Drew Kanaly and his wife, Elizabeth, recognize the crossroads at which we stand and our unprecedented potential to rewrite this narrative for behavioral health.
Driving oral health care forward
Stretching from Texarkana to Houston, people have called East Texas home for centuries, taking advantage of its natural wealth to put down roots in even the most isolated areas. Today, many of these rural communities face extreme barriers to health and wellness—barriers the T.L.L. Temple Foundation has been breaking down for decades.
The Boldest Philanthropic Effort in UTHealth History
UTHealth publicly launched its first comprehensive campaign Many Faces. One Mission. on Thursday, April 8. The campaign, representing the largest philanthropic effort in UTHealth’s history, aims to raise $500 million to address pressing health challenges and secure the institution’s future as a top health science center.