Donor Stories

Behind every gift to UT Southwestern Medical Center is a story. These stories inspire us to search for new lifesaving treatments, deliver personalized care to our patients, and provide superb training to the researchers, physicians, and health care providers who are the future of medicine. Watch a short video then read more about the generous supporters who make our work possible.

Dick and Jacqueline Grote

Renowned performance management expert establishes endowment for leadership development

After receiving care from Dr. Amit Khera, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Preventative Cardiology Program, Dick and Jacqueline Grote began searching for ways to express their immense gratitude.

Dr. Jerry Shay, Ryan T. Rogers, and Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky (left to right)

Mary Kay Foundation Professorship Honors Dr. Jerry Shay

Recognizing one of UT Southwestern’s well-respected researchers for his vision and guidance, The Mary Kay Foundation recently donated $250,000 to establish the Distinguished Professorship in Women’s Cancer Research in Honor of Jerry Shay, Ph.D.

Gayle and Paul Stoffel, treated UTSW medical students to an intimate tour of their private art collection

Gayle and Paul Stoffel, treated UTSW medical students to an intimate tour of their private art collection

Longtime UT Southwestern supporters and leading art collectors, Gayle and Paul Stoffel, treated UTSW medical students enrolled in the Art of Observation course to an intimate tour of their private art collection.

Dr. Paul Tiwana, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurological Surgery

Sinn Chair honors longtime Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery faculty member

Dr. Douglas Sinn became an internationally recognized leader in the advancement of pediatric craniofacial health over his 30-year career at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Bertrand S. Moore

Fund for Pancreatic Cancer Research honors Moore’s legacy, research of Beg 

Dr. Bertrand S. Moore’s career as a psychologist spanned 35 years, during which his leadership and foresight were vital to the growth and success of UT Dallas’ School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Dr. Mathew Augustine

PRC honors Augustine, Volk as distinguished researchers

Sons of the Flag, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization supporting burn survivors, has pledged $100,000 in funding for research fellowships in the Department of Surgery’s Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care.