"This gift will have an enormously positive effect on our ability to provide the best cardiac care possible to our patients and is further proof of Ron Perelman's dedication to important health care issues. We are deeply grateful for his immense generosity and unique vision, which will go a long way in helping to cement New York City's and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's reputation as one of the world's leading resources for all aspects of heart care," says John J. Mack, chairman of the Board of Trustees of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
"I am pleased to acknowledge Ron Perelman for this historic gift to Weill Cornell Medical College. He is a leader with extraordinary talent and wisdom who brings passion to all that he does. Reproductive medicine is a field of scientific discovery that holds remarkable promise for the future, and Ron Perelman's gift will advance an already outstanding department that conducts cutting-edge research and translates research results into life-changing advances for patients here in New York and around the world," says Sanford I. Weill, chairman of the Board of Overseers of Weill Cornell Medical College.
"How appropriate that someone with a heart as big as Ron Perelman's would be such an enthusiastic supporter of cardiac care. Providing high-quality cardiac care at NewYork-Presbyterian has always been a top priority. The Perelman Heart Institute will provide an exceptional patient-friendly environment and access to an outstanding multi-disciplinary team of physicians. It will also position our Hospital as one of the nation's most comprehensive resources for cardiac care," says Dr. Herbert Pardes, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
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