A Message from the CEO and Dean
Thank you for your interest in Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine. For more than 40 years we have taken great pride in offering the very best health care to the people of central Pennsylvania. We have and continue to rely on support from our donors to help us fulfill our important missions in education, research, patient care, and community service.
Thanks to the gifts we receive:
- Our scientists are on the forefront of research, translating groundbreaking discoveries into revolutionary new treatments to save lives.
- Our advanced facilities enable our physicians, surgeons, nurses, and hospital staff to provide world-class care to you and your family.
- We offer unparalleled service and the most highly specialized care to our region’s children and their families. With the opening of our new Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, we now provide that exceptional care in a state-of-the-art facility designed with the needs of children and families in mind.
- We are educating the next generation of health care professionals, researchers, and scholars who will shape the future of medicine and health care in Pennsylvania and around the globe.
I hope you will consider making a gift today. Your support of Penn State Hershey will help accelerate discovery and shape the future of health care. Every gift is important, regardless of the amount.
Harold L. Paz, M.D., M.S.
Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Health System
Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, Penn State Dean, Penn State College of Medicine
Your Gifts Make The Difference
2011-2012 Donor Recognition Report
Across Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, it's easy to see how your gifts clearly make a difference in the lives of patients, families, physicians, faculty, students, and staff in meaningful, life-changing ways.
The impact of your gifts is the unbreakable thread that weaves throughout our institution as we accelerate scientific discovery, develop novel treatments, and educate future generations of physicians, researchers, and scholars. It is evidenced in thousands of patients, their lives transformed by doctors who could not have attended medical school without the help of a scholarship. It inspires the faculty to educate and mentor those who will shape the future of health care. Generations will live longer and healthier lives, finding hope for themselves and their loved ones, all because of your gifts.
The pages and videos that follow highlight the generous donors whose passion and commitment to Penn State Hershey support our life-saving work and inspire us each day.
- Vaginally administered ED medication may alleviate menstrual cramping Women with moderate to severe menstrual cramps may find relief in a class of erectile dysfunction drugs, according to a team of researchers led by Penn State College of Medicines Richard Legro.More...
- This week is Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness Week Dec. 1-7 is National Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week. The Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center is the only multi-disciplinary program in the region for patients living with these diseases.More...
- Progress in Personalized Medicine at Penn State The next Research Quality Assurance Lunchtime Lecture is “Progress in Personalized Medicine at Penn State.” It will be presented by James R. Broach, professor and chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, director, Penn State Hershey Institute for Personalized Medicine.More...
- Radiology education professor Flemming to present as distinguished educator A Conversation with Distinguished Educators will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in C4702 (Physiology Conference Room) on the Penn State College of Medicine campus. Dr. Donald Flemming, G. Victor Rohrer Professor of Radiology Education and vice chair for education, will present “The Challenges of Defining and Assessing Competency.”More...