Benefit Dinner

Honoring individuals and organizations who 
make a difference in the world's public health.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
For their public health leadership in community-based health planning,
health services and equitable health systems.

Yusuf K. Hamied, PhD
For his extraordinary humanitarian and social efforts and pioneering role in
the fight against the HIV and AIDS epidemic.

Johnson & Johnson
For their leadership in partnering with governments, donors, non-profits and
multilateral institutions to develop and deliver integrated, evidence-based
solutions for public health.

Nicholas Kristof
For his journalism, which highlights social issues, injustices and threats to
society and encourages us to act to ensure that health remains a human right
around the globe.

Special Recognition

John W. Rowe, MD
for his extraordinary service to Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
and for his transformational leadership, vision and passion as
Chair of the Board of Overseers 2010-2017. 

Dinner Co-Chairs

Roslyn Goldstein
Perri A. Peltz
Diana L. Taylor


The Pierre Hotel
Grand Ballroom
2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue

6:00 p.m. Reception 
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Awards Program
Special Musical Performance by the Broadway Boys

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