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We're moving

Forward
Together

The opportunity to foster new hope and new progress in the health of our region is both our inspiration and our promise. We invite you to consider making a gift to support our work and partnership with UT Southwestern and join us in moving Forward Together.

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We Connect

Community to Impact


Alan and Joan Walne Community Leaders and Philanthropists

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William T. Dauer, MD Director, Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

Alan and Joan Walne were inspired by the care Mr. Walne’s mother, Frances, received at UT Southwestern when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. They gave back by establishing the Walne Family Trust Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease Research. The couple’s hope for their fund is to spur development of treatment options and accelerate progress in understanding. They believe strongly in supporting research to improve care and treatment to help ease the suffering of those with this difficult disease.

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We Fund

Medical Innovation

Sustainable funding provides the means for progress and has helped to position UT Southwestern Medical Center as a leader in understanding and solving some of the greatest health challenges of our time.

This is what progress looks like.


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Research

Your support funds globally-respected research, leading the way in advancing health care treatment options and tomorrow’s cures.

Funding Research
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Faculty and Students

Your support lifts up many outstanding faculty and students, sustaining the highest standards of excellence for medical innovation and education.

Funding Faculty and Students
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Care & Prevention

Your support helps medical leaders answer the question, “What is best for the patient?”

With rapidly growing and changing health care needs, the answer to this question rarely stays the same — but you can help assure that compassionate care and quality research remain at the center of every patient program we fund.

Funding Care & Prevention

Help Create a Legacy of

Better Health


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Join us in inspiring and supporting the greatest needs of our community. Southwestern Medical Foundation's mission has never been more relevant than it is today.

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