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Truist Invests Over $5 Million into Atrium Health Foundation to Advance Health Equity and Workforce Development in Charlotte
Gift to reduce health disparities, create new pathways for health care careers and education CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 17, 2023 – Atrium Health announced today a $5.05 million gift to the Atrium Health Foundation “Giving Hope” campaign from Charlotte-based Truist, via the Truist Charitable Fund and Truist Foundation, which will advance several community-driven programs aimed at improving health outcomes and economic...
Atrium Health, Wexford Science & Technology Break Ground on Transformative Development to Advance Medicine and Innovation
School of medicine and innovation district will reshape health delivery and regional economy CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 17, 2023 – Construction of the long-awaited medical school near Uptown Charlotte is officially underway. The Queen City is the nation’s largest city without a 4-year medical school. The first shovels of dirt were turned today at a ceremony near the intersection of...
C.D. Spangler Foundation Invests $10 Million to Transform Women’s Care at Atrium Health
Gift designed to improve women’s health, infant mortality through education and training ...
TowneBank Invests in Pathways to Health Care Careers
$500,000 Gift to Create Scholarships at Carolinas College of Health Sciences CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 28, 2022 – Atrium Health announced today a $500,000 gift from TowneBank to support underrepresented students who are pursuing careers in health care. The gift will create scholarships available to incoming students at Carolinas College of Health Sciences, in Charlotte, with the goal of increasing the...
Philanthropist George Shinn in Charlotte to Celebrate Endowed Chair in Neurovascular Health, Named in his Honor
Visit demonstrates ongoing partnership with Atrium Health CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 20, 2022 – Atrium Health Foundation welcomed George Shinn and his wife, Megan, to Charlotte today, to celebrate the formal investiture of the George Shinn Endowed Chair in Neurovascular Medicine. Dr. Rahul Karamchandani – stroke medical director and co-director of the cerebrovascular program for Atrium Health Neurosciences Institute – will...
Bank of America Gift Enables Atrium Health Meaningful Medicine Opportunity at Central Piedmont Community College
New virtual health clinic to improve student health and advance career opportunities Charlotte, N.C., September 16, 2022 – Thanks to a $10 million gift from Bank of America last month, Atrium Health has brought its Meaningful Medicine program to Central Piedmont Community College with the opening of a community-based virtual clinic. The clinic will provide health opportunities for students and...
Media Advisory: Atrium Health Launches New Mobile Medicine Unit With Support from The Tepper Foundation
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2022 – This morning, Atrium Health dispatched the first of four mobile medicine units designed to provide high-quality, equitable healthcare in underprivileged communities in the region. The unit was made possible by a generous $1.2 million gift from The Tepper Foundation. The gift will advance Atrium Health’s efforts to address the underlying needs of patients...
On the Move: Atrium Health’s Newest Mobile Medicine Unit Hits the Streets
With generous support from The Tepper Foundation and additional community funders, Atrium Health is developing an innovative care delivery model to provide high-quality, equitable healthcare to many of our region’s most at-risk and high-need residents. Atrium Health’s Mobile Healthcare Program will meet patients where they are, targeting communities whose residents experience economic and social challenges that make it difficult to...
Transformational Gift from Bank of America Supports Program Aimed at Reducing Health Disparities
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2022 – Atrium Health announced today a $10 million gift from Bank of America to establish “Meaningful Medicine,” a program uniting the best innovations within health care, social impact and workforce development to directly target health equity and economic mobility goals within Charlotte. In partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), Mecklenburg County, Central Piedmont Community College and...
“The Pearl” Awaits its Future
Charlotte’s innovation district unfolding strong promise for future of life science CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 9, 2022 – In nature, the creation of a pearl takes as little as six months but typically takes a few years to develop. In much the same fashion, “The Pearl” innovation district in Midtown Charlotte is in its earliest stages, as what will be included...