Gifts & Donations

July 14, 2022
Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, PhD, and Donna J. Perlin, MD, marked the Perlin Family’s more than a century-long association with the George Washington University (GW) by endowing The Seymour and Ruth Perlin Professorship in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences…
April 12, 2022
Camille Leoni, BS ’21, received the 13th Annual Marilyn J. Koering Award, April 6. The award — named in honor of Marilyn Koering, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who taught at GW for 34 years — is presented each year to a first-year medical student for their outstanding work in…
January 5, 2022
A $1 million gift from Ulvi M. and Reykhan Kasimov seeks to advance development of a new technique that uses RNA transcript levels to identify biomarkers in the blood stream, which can help detect active infections in the body.
January 28, 2021
The GW Rodham Institute has received a $125,000 gift to support a “Doctors of Tomorrow” program, which exposes Washington, D.C. high school students to health careers. The gift was made by the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank.
October 29, 2019
The GW Institute for Spirituality and Health, housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has received a $500,000 gift from the Kanarek Family Foundation to support its Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum.
May 12, 2019
The GW Cancer Center is pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director of the GW Cancer Center, thanks to a generous gift from GW alumnus and former Board of Trustee member, Jay Katzen, BA ’67, MD ’72. 
October 17, 2017
The GW Cancer Center unveiled a new state-of-the-art mobile mammography van, known as the GW Mammovan, to provide breast cancer screening to women in the Washington, D.C. region.
March 19, 2017
In recognition of the treatment Susan received from Siegel, Roger J. and Susan Gendron made a $2.5 million gift to GWCC to establish the Gendron Family Cancer Research Fund. The fund will support basic and translational science research, as well as contribute to pilot research grants for residents…
January 9, 2016
In the past century, the field of obstetrics and gynecology has advanced in remarkable ways. Physicians are able to better diagnose and treat female reproductive system disorders, and the care women receive during and after childbirth has improved. Many such advancements in the George Washington…
December 7, 2015
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences to support Upward Bound and the Health Education Leadership Program at the Rodham Institute.