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.

Pictured: Jeanne and Larry Williams, Barb and Gary Bowser; Diane Rowe, Sy Holzer, Dr. Stanley Marks, Nikol Marks, Cliff Rowe

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