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Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust Awards Program for Coronary Heart Disease Research

Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust Awards Program for Coronary Heart Disease Research supports research in the area of the prevention and control of coronary and circulatory failure. The Awards Program seeks to contribute to the prevention coronary heart disease or circulatory failure, and improving care for patients with these medical conditions.

In accordance with Mr. Geneen’s directives the Program seeks to establish “…a more direct and personalized relationship with grant recipients than is normally possible in dealing with the diffuse and bureaucratic administrations through which large organizations are managed,…and to support smaller institutions rather than major universities or medical complexes which have a demonstrated capacity to raise funds from the public generally.”

Invited medical schools may submit one application to the Program which meets the eligibility requirements for the 2014 Grant Cycle. Applicants must be full-time faculty at an invited nonprofit academic, medical, or research institution in New England. United States citizenship is not required. Junior faculty are encouraged to apply.

As Co-Trustee, U.S. Trust has retained The Medical Foundation division to manage the administrative aspects of the Harold S. Geneen Charitable Trust Awards Program for Coronary Heart Disease Research. The Medical Foundation, a division of Health Resources in Action (HRiA) is a Boston-based nonprofit organization that advances public health and medical research.

Use the following links to begin or continue the application process:
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Last updated on Thursday, August 14 at 11:27 am
Submission Deadline:
August 12, 2014
at 12:00 Noon
U.S. Eastern Time

Funding Begins:
December 1, 2014
Jeanne Brown Jeanne Brown
Program Officer
617.279.2240, ext. 709

Jeanne Brown Ms. Brown’s experience is in project management, operations management and client relations in both healthcare and academic settings. She applies her knowledge and best practices in the management of several programs including one international grantmaking program. Ms. Brown specializes in building processes for the delivery of efficient and complete grantmaking services for our clients. She brings core skills such as planning, budget management and problem solving to the team.

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