New York Medical College

2007 press releases



Valhalla, N.Y., September 5, 2007—New York Medical College will honor three distinguished individuals at its annual fundraising gala, the Founder’s Dinner. The black tie event will take place on Saturday, October 13 at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle, N.Y.

The College will honor His Eminence Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop of New York, with the William Cullen Bryant Award. The award, named for the College’s founder, recognizes distinguished leadership. In 2001 Cardinal Egan was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters at the College’s 142nd Commencement exercises.

Gabor Kaley, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology, will receive the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Kaley has the distinction of being the longest sitting chairman of physiology in the nation and is the recipient of the largest grant in College history from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for endothelial research as it relates to vascular function. He resides in New York City.

The Jackson E. Spears Community Service Award will be presented to William M. Mooney, Jr., president of the Westchester County Association (WCA). Mr. Mooney has a long association with the county and is a veteran of the banking industry. A resident of White Plains, his philanthropy has been recognized by many organizations.

For more information, please contact the Office of University Development at (914) 594-4593.