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Sanford I. Weill Retires as Chair of the Weill Cornell Board of Overseers After 20 Years of Transformative Leadership

Jessica M. Bibliowicz, Successful Business Executive, Named New Chair of the Board

 

Jessica M. Bibliowicz and Sanford I. Weill
Photo credit: John Abbott

After 20 years of bold and visionary leadership that has transformed Weill Cornell Medical College into a global healthcare enterprise, Sanford I. Weill will retire as chair of the Weill Cornell Board of Overseers on Jan. 1. Jessica M. Bibliowicz, a successful entrepreneur in the financial services business for nearly three decades, who has served on the Board of Overseers for the past decade, will succeed Mr. Weill, the new chair emeritus. | Full Text

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Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University’s medical school, located in New York City, is renowned for its excellence in teaching, research, and patient care locally, nationally, and globally. Physicians and scientists of the Medical College are engaged in cutting-edge research from lab bench-to-bedside, aimed at unlocking mysteries of the human body in health and sickness and developing new treatments and prevention strategies.

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The $300 million Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives campaign, which began in September 2013, is dedicated to using the most advanced scientific approaches to rapidly translate research breakthroughs into innovative treatments and therapies for patients.

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Having successfully completed the Discoveries that Make a Difference campaign, Weill Cornell launched the Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives campaign in September 2013 to build upon the achievements made during the three past phases of Weill Cornell’s strategic plan. The new campaign will use the most advanced scientific approaches to rapidly translate research breakthroughs into innovative treatments and therapies for patients.

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Dr. Laurie H. Glimcher addressed the Class of 2015 during commencement on May 28 at Carnegie Hall.
Scientists can now efficiently generate large numbers of rare cells in the network that pushes the heart's chambers to …
A research team showed that a more global look at the body using next-generation sequencing can offer new insights in …
On the eve of their commencement, students from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical …
Dr. Avery August '94 has been awarded the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Dr. Steven Gabbe '69 has been awarded the Weill Cornell Alumni Association Award of Distinction.
Hospice could be further strengthened to attend to the psychological needs of family caregivers after their loved ones …
A new model offers researchers a better way to screen and test drugs, immunotherapies and tumor vaccines for colon cancer.
Graduating medical student Alec Swinburne was selected by his peers to be this year's student commencement speaker.
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Investigators say in a commentary that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation is worth continued federal …
Dr. Olga Boudker has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.
Investigators have illuminated the precise molecular steps that enable pancreatic cancer to spread to the liver -- the …
Scientists have received a $15.7 million, four-year research grant from the New York State Stem Cell Science Program to …
The U.S. premiere of "Playing God: The Rock Opera" challenged the audience to think critically about the complicated …
Jennifer Harmon's experiences as patient in the healthcare system provided her with important wisdom and now she's sharing …
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The Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives Campaign

Weill Cornell has launched the Driving Discoveries, Changing Lives campaign, bringing to fruition the medical college’s vision for the Belfer Research Building as a hub for multidisciplinary biomedical research, and prioritizing the recruitment of the world’s best scientists to advance research and treatment of some of our greatest health challenges.

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