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EVENING PROGRAM

WELCOME

Honorary Gala Chairs

Calvin G. Butler, Jr. & Patricia J. Mitchell

REMARKS

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA

Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, UM Baltimore

John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and

Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Cynthia Egan

Chair, Board of Visitors

Bruce Jarrell, MD, FACS

President, University of Maryland Baltimore

Mohan Suntha, MD

President & CEO, University of Maryland Medical System

Larry Pitrof

Executive Director, Medical Alumni Association

VISION AND VICTORIES VIDEO PRESENTATION

Michael Cryor

Former Chair, Board of Visitors

DEAN’S LEGACY VIDEO PRESENTATION

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA

CLOSING REMARKS

Calvin G. Butler, Jr.& Patricia J. Mitchell


MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

Dear Friends, Alumni, Colleagues, and Guests:

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the annual

University of Maryland School of Medicine Gala. What

an amazing journey this has been. On behalf of the entire

School of Medicine, I thank you for taking time to

be with us virtually to celebrate this special evening.

We deeply value your partnership, support, and

friendship.

The theme for this evening is Vision and Victories. The

School of Medicine conducts groundbreaking biomedical research, provides innovative

medical education, and delivers advanced care, making a difference in

the lives of those we train and treat, and many more around the world, today

and for generations to come.

Now in our third century, the University of Maryland School of Medicine ranks

in the top tier of U.S. medical schools, and our academic community is poised to

achieve even greater success. Your support will ensure that we are able to continue

our relentless pursuit of excellence, and will enable us to move forward,

victoriously. Thank you for joining us on this journey.

Sincerely yours,

E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA

Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, UM Baltimore

John Z. and Akiko K. Bowers Distinguished Professor and

Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine


SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

PRESENTING SPONSOR

DEAN’S LEGACY SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSORS

Exelon

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Fischell

SILVER SPONSORS

ExpressCare

Kelly Benefits Strategies

Mercy Health Services

Mr. Michael and Mrs. Erica Cryor

University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc.


GALA SPONSORS

BRONZE SPONSORS

Banks Contracting Company, Inc.

J.P. Morgan

Mahogany, Inc.

Medical Alumni Association of the University of Maryland

Ms. Cynthia Egan

PARTNER SPONSORS

Bozzuto Family Charitable Fund

Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health

Center for Vascular & Inflammatory Diseases

Department of Anesthesiology

Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine

Department of Epidemiology & Public Health

Department of Family & Community Medicine

Department of OB, GYN and Reproductive Sciences

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and the

Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Department of Orthopaedics

Department of Pathology & Department of Medical &

Research Technology

Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science

Department of Radiation Oncology

FutureCare Health and Management Corporation

Ms. Bel Leong-Hong

Maryland Psychiatric Research Center & Department of Psychiatry

Ms. Patricia J. Mitchell

Shock Trauma Associates, P.A.

UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center

University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc.


MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRS

Dear Friends,

Calvin G. Butler, Jr. Patricia J. Mitchell

It is our pleasure to welcome

you to the 2022 University of

Maryland School of Medicine

Gala! We are very excited and

honored to serve as chairs of

this important event. This

year’s theme, Vision and Victories,

highlights the incredible

School of Medicine community,

and celebrates the innovators –

the physicians, biomedical researchers, and allied health professionals – who are

breaking boundaries and establishing Maryland as a medical powerhouse well beyond

its borders.

We sincerely thank all of tonight’s sponsors and contributors for your generous

participation in the Gala. Your continued support enables the School of Medicine

to bring new hope in emerging fields, apply cutting edge research for better patient

care, and prepare the next generation of medical students to be extraordinary

physicians, biomedical researchers, and allied health professionals. This year’s gala

proceeds will benefit the newly established Center for Advanced Research Training

& Innovation (CARTI) and support meals for those in need throughout our

community. We appreciate your exceptional generosity and thank you for joining

us this evening.

Warmest Regards,

Calvin Butler

Calvin G. Butler, Jr.

PJ Mitchell

Patricia J. Mitchell


PRESENTING SPONSOR

PLATINUM SPONSOR

THIS YEAR WE ACKNOWLEDGE THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF OUR

CAMPUS-WIDE AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS, AS WELL AS

HONOR THE 16-YEAR TENURE OF DEAN E. ALBERT REECE.

PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL SUPPORT THE NEWLY

ESTABLISHED CENTER FOR ADVANCED RESEARCH TRAINING &

INNOVATION (CARTI) AND WILL ALSO PROVIDE MEALS FOR THOSE

IN NEED THROUGHOUT OUR COMMUNITY.

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