7 recent donations, grants to healthcare organizations

Numerous healthcare organizations recently received donations to fund research, advance treatments, improve patient care and start renovations.

Here are seven recent donations, grants or gifts given to healthcare organizations by various entities in the past week, beginning with the most recent.

1. $80k awarded to Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Boise, Idaho-based Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center received a total of $80,000 from the Mary K. Logan Research Awards Program to support research and initiatives to improve patient safety and reduce mortality associated with healthcare technology. 

2. Researchers at University of Virginia Medical School receive $8.6M NIH grant
The National Institutes of Health awarded two researchers at Charlottesville-based University of Virginia Medical School grants totaling $8.6 million to improve lung transplantation, according to NewsMedical.net.  

3. Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford receives $10M gift
Palo Alto, Calif.-based Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford received a $10 million donation from local philanthropist Bonnie Uytengsu to help finance a new surgery center, according to The Almanac

4. Rural Massachusetts hospital receives $100k federal grant
Great Barrington, Mass.-based Fairview Hospital received a $99,871 federal grant to expand access to healthcare in rural towns, according to iBerkshires.com 

5. Salisbury University nursing program receives $3.8M in grants
The Salisbury (Md.) University nursing program received $3.8 million from the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish two new programs, according to WMDT.

6. High school students help raise $40k for New Jersey hospital
Overlook Medical Center in Summit, N.J., received a $40,000 grant from the Overlook Foundation, with help from 15 local high school students, to support the hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, according to the Basking Ridge Patch

7. Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital receive $10M to finance joint brain center
Cambridge, Mass.-based Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital received a $10 million gift from the Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group to establish The Allen Discovery Center for Human Brain Evolution, according to the Boston Globe.

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