Giving to the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

UT Southwestern’s expert faculty, trainees, and health professionals are uniquely prepared to transform how diseases and disorders affecting the brain are diagnosed, treated, and ultimately cured.

An undertaking of this magnitude requires a new paradigm built on scientific rigor, collaboration, and innovation. The Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute connects Departments and fosters a team approach to care for patients who have neurological conditions or injuries.

Your gift to the O’Donnell Brain Institute can sustain:

  • The integration of brain research and clinical activities to quickly bring scientific advances to the bedside
  • A healing environment for patients and their families
  • Recruitment and retention of the best and brightest clinicians and scholars
  • Education of the next generation of top physicians, scientists, and health care professionals
Image courtesy of Joseph Maldjian, M.D., Professor, Radiology and Advanced Imaging Research Center.

Ways to Give to the O’Donnell Brain Institute

There are a variety of ways you can support the O’Donnell Brain Institute.

Naming Opportunities

A major gift is a key investment in the future of medicine. Named giving opportunities are designed to provide tangible, enduring recognition to donors making significant gift commitments. Specific areas of the O’Donnell Brain Institute can be dedicated in the names of individuals, families, foundations, corporations, or other organizations.

To learn more about naming opportunities, contact UT Southwestern’s Office of Development at 214-648-2344 or by

Tribute Gifts

Tribute gifts provide a meaningful way to remember or recognize a loved one, friend, colleague, mentor, or caring medical staff. A personalized acknowledgement card is sent to gift recipients notifying them of your thoughtfulness. Make a tribute gift online or contact UT Southwestern’s Office of Development at 214-648-2344 or

Gifts also can be made by mail or phone:

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Office of Development
P.O. Box 910888
Dallas, TX 75391-0888