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Houston Methodist Foundation Magazine | 2014

Special Events abramson-FINGER scholars fund One of only two such programs in the United States, the Master in Clinical Translational Management degree is a collaboration between the University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business and the Houston Methodist Research Institute. The degree blends science and business to help get medical breakthroughs to patients. Generous contributions from Rolaine and Morrie Abramson and Elaine and Marvy Finger established the Abramson-Finger Scholars Fund to help support students in the program. First row from left: Marvy Finger; Morrie Abramson; Dr. Robert Ivany, President, University of St. Thomas; Dr. Mauro Ferrari, President, Houston Methodist Research Institute. Back row from left: Ewing Werlein Jr., Chair, Houston Methodist Board of Directors; Dr. Tim Boone; Dr. Beena George; Dr. Dominic Aquila; Tong Sun; Amy Wright and Dr. Bert Edmundson, Chair, University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees. 2014 Houston Methodist The Wodlands Hospital Groundbreaking : October 21 Ewing Werlein Jr., Debra Sukin, Dr. Marc Boom and Bruce Tough broke ground on the new 193-bed hospital in The Woodlands. In lieu of a traditional groundbreaking with shovels, guests were given a bottle of soil to pour around an oak tree that will be planted on campus once the hospital is completed in 2017. For more on Houston Methodist’s development plans, see Spreading Roots in Our Community on page 46. 54 Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation


Houston Methodist Foundation Magazine | 2014
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