Jewish Hospital Distinguished Chair in Hepatology
School of Medicine
Established November 2000
Jewish Hospital Foundation created this distinguished chair in hepatology, which was matched by the state Research Challenge Trust
Fund. The chair studies
new therapeutic strategies to treat liver disease.
Jewish Hospital Foundation was a principal contributor to the bicentennial campaign, providing funds for the Donald E. Baxter Biomedical Research Building and numerous clinical and research programs in the School of Medicine.
Founded in 1905, Jewish Hospital has long been a partner with the School of Medicine. In 2001, U of L surgeons led a Jewish Hospital clinical team that performed the world's first two implants of the AbioCor self-contained artificial heart.