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Dream Big, Fund Big! How Can Faculty Propel Their Work Through Philanthropy?

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Are you looking for more philanthropic support to fund your research?

Want to be more comfortable and more effective with participating in philanthropic devours?

Got a burning question about funding your work?





Join us for lunch and learn about the “Philanthropic Process”, the foundational step to kickstart your involvement.  Dr. Kyle Meyer, Dean of the College of Allied Health Professions at the University of Nebraska Medical Center will dig into the ins and outs of securing philanthropic support and provide tools that are essential for effective advancement. Our expert panelists will tackle the questions faculty encounter in philanthropy offering clarity, guidance, and empowering you to secure funding for your research. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of philanthropy, forge meaningful connections, and take proactive steps towards securing support for your academic pursuits. Join us and embark on a journey towards greater advancement success!

Learn how to

  • Learn the steps to get started
  • Find ways to connect with the UNC SOM development team to help fund your research
  • Get answers the hard questions faculty have about philanthropy
  • Get tips to make articulating your purpose to donors more comfortable


  • Noon – 12:30 pm:  Lunch/networking
  • 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm:  Lecture
  • 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm:  Panel discussion/Q&A



Before the session

Please join us for lunch and networking. Boxed lunch will be served from 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm.


Kyle P. Meyer, PhD, MS, PT, FASAHP

Founding Dean, College of Allied Health Professions

University of Nebraska Medical Center




Kathryn Hunter

Director of Development, Department of Medicine

UNC Health Foundation



Matthew Milowsky, MD, FASCO

George Gabriel and Frances Gable Villere Distinguished Professor of Medicine

Vice Chief for Research & Education

Section Chief, Genitourinary Oncology


Jesse A. Meyer, PhD

Senior Director, Major Gifts & College Campaign Director

University of Chicago



Liza Purcell

Assistant Director of Development,

UNC SOM Medical Education and Alumni




More about the Kyle Meyer, PhD, MS, PT, FASAHP

To learn more about Dr. Meyer visit the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Allied Health Professions page.  Purchase Taking the Lead:  A Guide for Emerging Leaders in Academic Medical Centers to learn more about Dr. Meyer’s thoughts, tools, and ideas regarding leadership.


April 29
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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