The gift from Raymond and Ruth Perelman is the largest in Penn’s history.
Health & Medicine
The Perelmans' $225 million gift is meant to have Penn educate more physicians.
Raymond and Ruth Perelman Donate $225 Million to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine
LARGEST SINGLE NAMING GIFT TO A SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN U.S. HISTORY
Ellen Freeman of the School of Medicine comments on her study of menopause and hot flashes.
At menopause, many women begin to notice a decline in their attention, organization, and short-term memory. These cognitive symptoms can lead to professional and personal challenges and unwarranted fears of early-onset dementia.
Peter Groeneveld of the School of Medicine leads a study on the decreasing number of Americans receiving bypass surgery.
WHAT: “Healthy Cities: Healthy Women,” a forum on how the health of women, the health impact of living in an urban environment and the practice of public health intersect.