UH gets $1M boost from Medical Center powerhouse

Medical research at the University of Houston’s new College of Medicine has received a seven-figure boost from a local powerhouse. Houston Methodist has announced a $1 million gift for an endowed professorship at the University of Houston.

This new Houston Methodist Professorship of Medical Education will have a joint appointment in UH’s College of Education and College of Medicine, and an adjunct appointment at the Houston Methodist Academic Institute (HMAI), according to a press release. Houston Methodist’s Academic Institute boasts some of the world’s preeminent physician-scientists who are working to transition discoveries in the lab into patient treatments.

Houston Methodist’s gift will be matched one-to-one to create a $2 million endowment as part of the UH’s “$100 Million Challenge” for chairs and professorships. This matching grant program is funded by an anonymous donor and is aimed at solving complex global issues including healthcare innovation.

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