A supplement to the Mission magazine highlighting advancements at the The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the heroes who help make them happen.
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Historic gifts transform lives, catapult Campaign
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Greehey Family Foundation

Bill Greehey
Bill Greehey
A $25 million gift from Bill Greehey, chairman of NuStar Energy L.P., and his family foundation in 2007 is allowing the Health Science Center to lead the fight against cancer. Greehey (right) stands in front of the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute which, along with the Health Science Center’s North Campus, were named in his honor. The gift provides:
  • $4 million for students, in the form of endowed scholarships for future clinicians and scientists focused on the health of children

  • $4 million to endow community outreach, to support pediatric patients and their families

  • $5 million for faculty endowments, to recruit and retain world-class clinician-scientists to translate the latest discoveries to the bedside

  • $12 million to build state-of-the-art cancer research laboratories


Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long with President Cigarroa and Long scholarship recipients.
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long are pictured above with President Cigarroa (center) and Long scholarship recipients.

Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long

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Since 2000, philanthropists Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long have provided $1 million to support full scholarships for Health Science Center medical students. This year, they contributed a transformational endowment gift of $25 million for education, research and faculty programs. In recognition of the Longs’ generosity, the Health Science Center’s central campus was named in their honor. Their gift establishes the Joe R. and Teresa L. Long Scholarship, Research and Teaching Fund, an endowment that provides:
  • $12.5 million for scholarships for future health care professionals and scientists

  • $6.25 million to support medical research that alleviates suffering and focuses on diseases impacting Texas and the nation

  • $6.25 million to enrich student education by recruiting and retaining gifted faculty

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