Healthcare

Grateful Patient Makes Gift through Family Foundation

California and longtime Laguna Beach resident, Vicki Gumm, knows just how important it is to give back to organizations that enrich the community – for herself, her loved ones and her neighbors.

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Irvine Health Foundation’s $14 Million Grant to UC Irvine will Establish 7 Endowed Chairs

A $14 million grant will help establish a School of Population and Public Health and promote health equity for all O.C. residents.

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Giving the Gift of Sight

The Holland Foundation for Sight Restoration, with a $300,000 commitment, has selected the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute as the first of five planned centers of excellence for severe ocular disease care across the world to expand the availability of this complex treatment.

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Joe C. Wen and Family Donate $20 Million to Support the New UCI Health Center for Advanced Care

The Joe C. Wen & Family Center for Advanced Care at UCI Health – Irvine will offer adult and pediatric specialty care, urgent care, digestive health, neurosciences and comprehensive laboratory and radiology imaging services in one convenient location.

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Cancer Researcher’s Career and Recent Gift Create a Legacy

“I look at UCI as being a community. If you can, you need to give back to your community,” says professor emeritus Hung Fan who, with his husband Michael Feldman, made a bequest worth an estimated $1.5 million.

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Nurse’s New Scholarship Continues a Circle of Giving

When Maureen Chand Kotecki received the inaugural Elizabeth C. Tierney Nursing Scholarship, she appreciated the financial relief plus something else intangible yet just as invaluable: a sense of support and encouragement.

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Audrey Steele Burnand Estate Gifts $57.75 Million to UCI

“This gift provides a unique opportunity for UCI to establish a world-class research center focused on the area of depression, which is extremely important from a societal point of view,” says Pramod Khargonekar, vice chancellor for research.

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Pharmacy Alumni Answer the Call to Vaccinate Orange County

UCI needed to quickly establish and staff clinics to vaccinate large numbers of elderly and at-risk individuals.

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Falling Leaves Foundation to Fund Innovative UCI Medical Research Building

The Falling Leaves Foundation Medical Innovation Building will foster groundbreaking research and the training of future investigative pioneers.

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Chao Family Gifts to UCI Health for Cancer Care Top $50 Million

The Chao family, passionate about advancing cancer care in Orange County and beyond, has committed $50 million since 1995 to UCI Health.

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