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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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“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...
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$1 Million Gift Establishes Distinguished Chair in Melanoma Research at Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute

Endowed gift to advance research and treatment of melanoma CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 29, 2022 – Atrium Health Foundation announced today a $1 million gift from the family of Alvin Levine to further advance melanoma research at Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute. The gift will establish the Alvin E. Levine Distinguished Chair in Melanoma Research Endowment at Levine Cancer Institute. Dr....
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Atrium Health Earns Multiple U.S. News & World Report Honors Including Top Hospital in Charlotte and Best in Rehabilitation

Eleven hospitals recognized for excellence in providing specialty care CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 26, 2022 – One of the nation’s most respected news outlets is again recognizing Atrium Health as a regional and national leader in health care. Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center is being recognized as the “Best Hospital” in the Charlotte metro region for the sixth consecutive year, while Atrium Health’s Carolinas Rehabilitation is ranked among the top...
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Transformational Gift Establishes Endowed Professorship in Spine Surgery

Atrium Health Foundation has announced a transformational gift to establish an endowed professorship in spine surgery at Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute. The professorship – which honors Dr. Jerry M. Petty – was made possible with a leading $2.3 million gift from Rick and Linda Hendrick, with Felix Sabates, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Downie and Sally Saussy, and the Petty...