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School of Medicine

Goal: $150,000

 

$47,595 (31%) raised

Need: $102,405

Medicine

Medical School Scholarship Fund

150th Anniversary Campaign

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of our School of Medicine, we set a goal to raise $150,000 for the Medical School Scholarship Fund. To launch this special initiative, our Medical Alumni Organization President, Dr. Steven Daniels ’87, is challenging fellow alumni to match his gift of $1,500.

While competition among medical schools for top students increases, it is more important than ever that the School of Medicine is able to offer competitive financial aid packages to deserving students. With federal and state budget reductions, this is only possible through private philanthropy. 

Because more than half of medical students list scholarship assistance as a determining factor when selecting a school, the Medical School Scholarship Fund provides an enormous advantage in recruiting the brightest medical students to Mizzou. Even with financial aid, the average debt of our students upon graduation is more than $200,000. Every $20,000 awarded to a medical student in scholarship funds reduces loan repayment by $237 each month.

Lessening student debt frees medical students to pursue the area of medicine where their passions lie regardless of the earning potential. It also allows them to focus less on financial burdens and more on becoming outstanding healers.

Adam DeemAdrianne DeemAlan Finesilver
Amy SlagleAngelina WittichAnn Sudekum
Barbara LawrenceBruce EverakesBruce Kenamore
Cary AchuffCatherine HohnCharles Brennan
Chris ChonChristina ThompsonChristopher Hohn
Curtis LongCynthia FinesilverCynthia Gerry
Dale DunsethDale KornDaniel Phillips
David LionbergerDawn DavisDayna Early
Devi MisraDonald WittichDonna Weise Graham, MD
Dorothy CookeDouglas KenneyElizabeth McCulloh
Elizabeth StohrEmily LaValleEtihad Al-Falahi
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund Galen and Linda Thomas Gary Petersen
Gentiana VoinescuGeorge LawrenceGerry Gerry
Gholam MotamediHelen WilbersHerbert Dempsey
Hubert Van PeenenJames HallJames Kurz
Jane KenamoreJanet LionbergerJanice Fiester
Jeffrey CortazzoJeffrey JenkinsJeffrey Thompson
Joan WatsonJoey ad Robyn Hassien John Davis
John HarrisJohn MurphyJohn Oakley
Joseph GroteJoseph SudekumJoseph Taylor
Julaine StiersKathy and Ed Hogan Katie Chon
Katie Myers, M.D. Kristi KenneyKyle Newell Groshong
Linda DempseyLinda KornLinda Sommer
Linda Van PeenenLynn MitchellMaggie Murphy
Marilyn DunsethMarlene StoutMarsha Mitchell
Mary KeenanMatthew LaValleMelissa Hensley
Mordecai KoppermanMorton SingerMuthanna Al-Dahhan
Myra Aguirre-Carlos M.D. Nanda ThimmappaNorma Sharon Conley MD
Norman AdairPamela HughesPaul Hughes
Paul LandPeggy LatarePhillip Apprill
Radomysl TwardowskiRaymond WilbersRichard Fiester
Richard HartmanRobert HensonRobert Logel
Rodney StoutRonni Lodato MD Russell McCulloh
Sarah EverakesShahzad KhanSriya Ranatunga
Stanley BurnsStephen AchuffSteven Daniels
Steven Zweig Susan HartmanSusan Kopperman
Ted GroshongTed NehrenbergThomas Sweeney
Tim FriederichsTimothy KutzTracy Taylor
Tudor OcneanuWilliam JohnsonWilliam Keenan
William Smith
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