UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Giving and Development

Donors and Friends

At UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, we believe that every gift we receive represents an important investment in the tri-state region's finest cancer research and care. We wish to express our wholehearted appreciation to the individuals, families, businesses, corporations, foundations, advocacy organizations, and other groups who have so generously supported our programs. As individuals and as a collective whole, your recent gifts and continued interest in our efforts hold great promise to help advance the frontiers of cancer research and care. We express our most sincere thanks for your vote of confidence in our work!

We acknowledge and honor donors who have made various types and levels of gifts. Click to view a full listing of all of our donors in 2017.

Circle of Hope

The Circle of Hope honors individuals, family foundations, and privately held companies that make contributions of $10,000 or more in a calendar year. This list recognizes those who were members in 2017:

Douha Safar, MD and Mounzer Agha, MD
Cheryl and Bruce* Americus
Patrice and Robert Americus
Amada and Rashid Awan, MD
Wendy and David Barensfeld
Rosalie Barsotti and Toni Poli
Susan and David Bartlett, MD
Beckwith Family Foundation
Ken Bernstein
Joan and Thomas Bigley
Mrs. Donald Blechman
Eva Blum
Richard M. Boccabella
Nadine Bognar*
Mary Ann and Chuck Bogosta
Barbara and Gary Bowser
Bea Montague Bradley and Jams P. Bradley, MD
Nancy B. Brent, MD and David A. Brent, MD
Jill and Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD
Jodi and Seth Brufsky
The Jack Buncher Foundation
The Burke Foundation
Shannon and Matthew Cairone
C. Dale Cameron
Carl and Beth Campbell
Nicholas Cecere*
Millie and Louis Cestello
Stephanie Valetich and Richard Chesnik
Neha and Rushir Choksi, MD
Cynthia and Robert Citrone
Mary and Jay Cleveland Jr.
Marcia and David Colvin
Debbie and Frank Coonelly
Michele and Theodore Crandall, MD
Crawford Consulting Services
Ruth Ann and Daniel Crawford
Ellen and Randy Crawford
Mark Cubin Foundation
Joseph Curtin
Carol and Robert Cypher
Melissa Cyr, DO
Randi and *L. Van V. Dauler Jr.
Selene and Arnold Davis
Debra and William Demchak
Miriam Donoho
Karen and David Downing
Mary Lou and Richard Durr
Antoinette and Robert P. Edwards, MD
Peter G. Ellis, MD
Cynthia Evans, MD
Genevieve S. Attie and Rafic J. Farah, MD
Michael Farrell
Diane M. Faust and Barry C. Lembersky, MD*
Anita and Gerald E. Feldman
William Ferri, MD
Laura Ferris, MD, PhD and Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD
Audrey Hillman Fisher and Timothy O. Fisher
James R. Fitterling
Jane France and Chris Allison
Lanie Francis, MD and Elie Francis, MD
Gary Frazier
Michelle and David Friedland, MD
Mary Louise and Henry J. Gailliot
Judit and Patrick Gallagher
Karen and Mark Geordiadis, MD
Ruth P. Gerber*
Brenda and Roger Gibson
Tammy Shields and Mark T. Gladwin, MD
Tom Grealish
Rhonda and Glen Gross
Ina and Larry Gumberg
Susan and Barney Guttman
Venus Hadeed, MD and Antonio Achka, MD
Hawksglen Foundation
Sophia Sarris Heon and Steve Heon
Robert M. Hernandez
Margaret and John Hill, MD
Henry J. Hillman
Henry L. Hillman*
The William Talbott Hillman Foundation
Emma Clyde Hodge Memorial Fund
Cathy and Sy Holzer
Xu Liang, PhD and Jing-Zhou Hou, MD, PhD
Janis and Jonas Johnson, MD
Ellen T. And Greg B. Jordan, Esquire
Becky Burgwin and Patrick L. Kane, MD
Vanita and Nitin Kapoor, DO
Simone Karp
Richard Kasdan
Tricia and Bill Kassling
Lois Kaufman
Karen and Joseph L. Kelley III, MD
Janet and Andrew Kirk
Kathy and Cary Klein
Lindsey and Christopher Koch
Valerie Koch
Frances and Stewart L. Lancaster, MD
Diane and John, Lech, DO
Anne Gendler and David Leib
Nathalie and Mario Lemieux
Judith A. and Laurence S. Lese
Cynthia Bland Lesker
Kerry Bron, MD and Robert Levin
Anne Lewis
Hongmei Liang, MD, PhD
Carol and Mark Limbach
Renata and Edgardo Lob, MD
Christine and Jim Luketich, MD
Susan and William MacDonald
Edward Malloy, MD Nancy and David Malone
Eugene F. and Judy Maloney
Cheri and Joe Manzinger
Nikol and Stanley M. Marks, MD
Jack and Darlene Mascaro
Jeffrey Mascaro
Holly and John Mascaro Jr.
Libby and Michael R. Mascaro
Myrna and Mark Mason
Elizabeth and Jeffrey McCormick
Frances and James McGlothlin
Linda and David McKamish
Janet and Dennis McKamish
Melissa McKamish
Naley McKamish
Brian McLaughlin, MD
Katie and David McSorley
Amita Mehta, MD and Dhaval Mehta, MD
Susan and Dennis Meisner, MD
Vanessa and David Morehouse
Pat Narduzzi
Theresa L. Nimick-Whiteside, PhD
Gilda Nobel
Kevin Nord
Stuart Nord
James Ohr, DO
Tom Olofson Family Foundation
Becky and Joe Osborn
Sandy and Gene O'Sullivan
Kathleen and Demetrios Patrinos
The T.R. Paul Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Payne
Kathy and John H. Pelusi Jr.
Suzanne Morrissey, MD and Dan Petro, MD
Helana and William Pietragallo
Peg and Stephen Pilipovich
Terri and James Polacheck
Rebecca Schanberg and Jack Polsky
Denise and Robert Price
Lubna and M. Pervaiz Rahman, MD
Rosemarie and Kiran Rajasenan, MD
Ushaka Karumudi and Gopala Ramineni, MD
Hara and Anastasios Raptis, MD, PhD
David Rath
Diana and Frank Rath
Lillian Spang Rath*
Dawn Amy and John Rhee, MD
Daniel Riggs
Kristy and William Rodriguez, MD
Roesch Family Foundation
Sharon and Jim Rohr
Stefania and Jeffrey Romoff
Greta and Arthur J. Rooney II
Anna and James Rossetti, DO
Clifford and Diane Rowe
Leslie and Jim Rutherford
The Ruttenberg Family
Athena Sarris
Mikell and Bill Schenck
Gary G. Schenck*
Gwendolyn Schillo, MD and Robert Schillo, MD
James D. Scully Jr.
Barbara and Herb Shear
Patricia and Michael Sherry, MD
Honorable Jacqueline O. Shogan
Shirlie and Owen Siegel Foundation
Sheryl Simon, MD
Juliet Leah H. Simonds Foundation
Rebecca Snyder
Sandy Snyder
Patricia S. and William I. Snyder
Kenneth J. Spangler
William Spielvogle, MD
Joseph M. Spirer
Rachel and Scot Stevens
Wen Zhu, MD and Min Sun, MD, PhD
Elizabeth L. and John P. Surma
Gayle Tissue and Yiannis Kaloyeropoulos
Lee Viard
Patricia M. and Ronald L. Violi
Denise Voloshin, MD and Michael Voloshin, MD
William Watts
Beth Wild
Larry and Jeanne Williams
Norman Wolmark, MD
Estate of Dana C. Wood*
Michael G. Zamagias
Joseph Zunic

* deceased