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Founders Circle

Michael Dell and Clay Johnston.

Founders Circle members Michael Dell and Dean Clay Johnston participate in a discussion in the Health Learning Building.

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Through philanthropy, the first investments have an impact greater than their face value. Founders Circle honors investors for their generosity and foresight. In addition to being part of this historic effort to make Austin a model healthy city and revolutionize the way people get and stay healthy, Founders Circle members enjoy the following:

  • Recognition as a Founders Circle member on a permanent display in the school’s academic building
  • Listing as a Founders Circle member on the Dell Medical School website
  • Inclusion in Dell Medical School donor and community events
  • Invitation to an annual Founders Circle event
  • An exclusive tour of the new Dell Medical School campus
  • Opportunity to meet Dean Clay Johnston and members of his executive team
  • Advance notice of public announcements

Contact us at dellmedgiving@austin.utexas.edu or 512-495-5027 for more information or to join.

  • Mary Anderson Abell
  • Africare
  • H. Franklyn & Jane Alexander
  • Les L. Allison
  • Austin Community Foundation
  • Rita & Bipin Avashia, M.D.
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Reg & Hope Baptiste
  • O. Alton Barron, M.D. & Carrie Barron, M.D.
  • Anna Bedolla
  • John Bedolla
  • Gabrielle de Kuyper Bekink
  • Jennifer Jo & John Bird
  • Paige & Mark Blake/Blake Oil & Gas
  • Fritz Boehm
  • Carmel & Tom Borders
  • Kevin & Christi Bozic
  • Broadway Bank
  • Chad & Lynn Buxton
  • The Cain Foundation
  • Dilum & Surangi Chandrasoma
  • Child Neurology Foundation
  • Clayton Foundation for Research
  • Diana & Ted Collins, Jr.
  • Sue Cox, M.D. & Doug Morris
  • Cullen Trust for Higher Education
  • L.L. “Tad” Davis, M.D.
  • Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
  • Gail Eckhardt, M.D. & Steven G. Britt, M.D.
  • Roxanne Elder & Scott Borders
  • Episcopal Health Foundation
  • Bobby Epstein
  • Eddie Erlandson & Kate Ludeman
  • Gary & Susan Farmer
  • James Fort
  • The Fortuna Redux Fund for Entrepreneurship
  • Sherrie & Robert Frachtman, M.D.
  • Alfredo & Andrea Frohlich
  • Joseph P. & Kathleen G. Funk
  • Jinesh & Devangi Gandhi
  • Lisa & Sandy Gottesman
  • Morris & Laura Gottesman
  • Greg & Brenda Hemphill
  • Betty & Pete Herlin
  • Julia Hickman & Cecil Reynolds
  • Debra Parker Hinch
  • James & Patty Huffines
  • Crawford & Hattie Jackson Foundation
  • Lee & Krystyna Jamieson
  • Luci Baines Johnson & Ian J. Turpin
  • Clay & Clarissa Johnston
  • Sharon Jones
  • Ali R. & Nahid Khataw
  • KLE Foundation
  • Ben Lamm
  • Tom & Jo Ann Law
  • Lebermann Foundation
  • Dr. Carolyn Givens Levasseur & Mr. Marco Levasseur
  • Leigh & Jonathan Levy
  • Walter & Karen Levy
  • LIVESTRONG
  • Love, Tito’s
  • Wales Madden, Jr. & Family
  • Susan & Richard Marcus
  • The Massey Family
  • Jennifer & Bob McNeil
  • The Meadows Foundation
  • Meredith’s Mission for Melanoma
  • Kay & Eric Moreland
  • James & Miriam Mulva
  • Dr. Nona F. Niland
  • Linda Steen Norris & Lee Norris
  • Julie & C. Patrick Oles, Jr.
  • The John M. O’Quinn Foundation
  • William & Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation
  • Bobby & Risa Parker
  • Sam & Shirley Bird Perry
  • Jerome & Joanne Ravel
  • Donald J. & Gina C. Reese
  • Claudia & Jim Richter
  • David Ring & Cinta Burgos
  • The Dr. Berny Rothschild Foundation
  • John C. Schweitzer
  • Shivers Cancer Foundation
  • Marina Sifuentes
  • Alex & Kim Smith
  • Sterling Smith & Jill Hall
  • Still Water Foundation
  • Tom & Brenda Strama
  • Jens & Anne-Margrethe Steenstrup
  • Carl & Claire Stuart
  • Elizabeth Teisberg & Scott Wallace
  • Texas 4000 for Cancer
  • Bill & Mary Tierney
  • University Federal Credit Union
  • Viragh Family Foundation
  • Tom & Jean Walter
  • Stacy & Rollie Waters
  • Chuck & Lori Whitten
  • LuAnn Wilkerson & Lawrence “Hy” Doyle
  • Dave Wilkinson & Lisa Prince
  • Harry L. Willett Foundation
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Michael & Wendy Wong
  • Mitchel & Rose Wong
  • Patrick & Cherry Wong
  • Shannon & Betty Wong
  • Shawn & Christine Wong
  • Susan Zane