Helmsley Trust donates $25m to New York Presbyterian Hospital.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital officials announced a $25 million gift from the Leona and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust The arrangement by which real or Personal Property given by one person is held by another to be used for the benefit of a class of persons or the general public. that will enable a major expansion of the Hospital's comprehensive digestive diseases programs, as well as create four futuristic operating rooms operating room
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A room equipped for performing surgical operations. .
The gift will also establish the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Center for Colon and Rectal Surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center, which will be located in the Stich STICH Cardiology A clinical trial–Surgical Treatment for IntraCerebral Hemorrhage Building at 70th Street and York Avenue York Avenue is a short north-south thoroughfare on the East Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. It runs from 59th Street north to 91st Street on the Upper East Side. It is known for its upscale apartments, much like the rest of the Upper East Side. , and the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Surgical Suite to be housed in a new facility for Advanced Therapeutic Services.
"This gift, which reflects a critical investment in the very meaningful area of digestive diseases, will have an enormously positive effect on our ability to provide the best in health care for our patients and is further proof of Leona and Harry Helmsley's generous commitment to the Hospital," said John Mack John Mack can refer to:
Helmsley and her late husband, Harry, have had a long and close relationship with New York-Presbyterian. In total, the Helmsleys have given some $70 million in support of NewYork-Presbyterian and its academic affiliate, Weill Cornell Medical College. For many years, Mr. Helmsley served on the Hospital's Board of Governors. In 1986, the Helmsleys gave the Hospital $30 million, a central component of the Hospital's major modernization effort which helped establish the Helmsley Medical Tower. Subsequent gifts have supported the Departments of Medicine and Surgery.
"I am very pleased to continue our support of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and provide this gift, which will go a long way to establishing a comprehensive center for digestive diseases-adding to its already superior colorectal care," says Leona Helmsley "Queen of Mean" redirects here. For the British presenter and game show host, see Anne Robinson.
Leona Helmsley (July 4 1920 – August 20 2007) was a billionaire New York City hotel operator and real estate investor. . "The Hospital is unsurpassed in its commitment to provide state-of-the-art health care and I look forward to working with them on this and other important projects to come."