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Founder's Dinner 2021

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Time: 6:00PM
Venue: Marina Del Rey
1 Marina Drive
Bronx, NY 10465


The Founder’s Dinner is our signature, annual fundraising event, where hundreds of academic, healthcare, business, and community leaders come together to celebrate NYMC’s proud history and promising future, and to honor distinguished community leaders for their impactful and transformative achievements.

Funds raised from the 2021 Founder's Dinner will contribute to our success in educating the next generation of physicians and healthcare providers, and conducting life-saving biomedical research. We look forward to celebrating!

 

2021 Honorees 



PopacksJoseph and Penina Popack
Member of the Board of Trustees, New York Medical College
Recipients of the Israel S. Kleiner Award
In recognition for establishing the Miriam Popack Chair in Bioethics and the Holocaust at New York Medical College


 

 




Christina ContrerasNYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
Recipient of the Alfred B. DelBello Distinguished Service Award
Accepting on behalf is Cristina Contreras, MPA, LMSW, FABC, Chief Executive Officer, NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

 






Brij M. Singh AhluwaliaBrij M. Singh Ahluwalia, M.D.
Professor and Former Chair of Neurology, NYMC
In recognition for dedicated service to New York Medical College and its Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chitti MoorthyChitti R. Moorthy, M.D.
Professor and Former Chair of Radiation Medicine, NYMC
In recognition for dedicated service to New York Medical College and its Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emcees

 

Vilma E. Bordonaro, M.B.A.
Chief of Staff, New York Medical College

Michael Crupain, M.D. ’06, M.P.H. 
Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, Sharecare

 

Presenters

 

Rabbi Moshe D. Krupka, M.S.
Executive Vice President and University Ombudsman, Touro College and University System (TCUS)

Alan Kadish, M.D.
President, New York Medical College and Touro College and University System

Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A.
Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer, New York Medical College
Provost for Biomedical Affairs, Touro College and University System

Mark Hurwitz, M.D., FASTRO, FACRO
Chair of the Department of Radiation Medicine, New York Medical College
Director of Radiation Medicine, Westchester Medical Center 

Tracey A. Milligan, M.D., M.S., FAAN, FANA
Chair of the Department of Neurology, New York Medical College
Director of Neurology, Westchester Medical Center 

 

 

For more information on these awards and to see our past honorees, please visit the Founder's Dinner Awards page.

Questions or Comments: 

Please feel free to contact us at foundersdinner@nymc.edu or call the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 914-594-2720 if you have any questions or comments.



COVID-19 precautions will be in place pursuant to New York State, CDC and College guidelines then in effect.  For the most current New York City Covid protocols, including the list of valid proof of vaccinations required to attend NYC events, please visit the NYC Department of Health website (COVID-19: Vaccine Key to NYC - NYC Health)