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A family, and a transformative legacy

A family, and a transformative legacy

Gift from a ‘steadfast friend’ to fund three professorships at the School of Medicine

Richard S. Sackler, M.D., is no stranger to the School of Medicine. A member of the Dean’s Council and the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) Director’s Advisory Board, Sackler also has a robust track record of philanthropy, which has shaped the School of Medicine in tangible ways.

In 2009, Sackler, along with his wife, Beth, and his brother and sister-in-law, Jonathan Sackler and Mary Corson, joined forces to donate $3 million to establish the Richard Sackler and Jonathan Sackler Professorship in...

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A family, and a transformative legacy

A stalwart partner is awarded medical school’s highest honor

In recognition of more than two decades of outstanding support for biomedical research at Yale School of Medicine, the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Charitable Foundation has received the Peter Parker Medal, the school’s highest honor.

The foundation’s farsighted vision of supporting basic science research has contributed to the work of 15 Yale researchers, ranging from promising new investigators at the outset of...

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In giving back, supporting research in women’s health

In giving back, supporting research in women’s health

When Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil, of the Yale College Class of ’83, signed on to co-chair their class’s 30th college reunion last year, they knew they wanted to make a gift to the university that would have a significant and lasting effect. Since the late 1990s the Naratils...

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