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NYU Langone Medical Center’s 2016 Violet Ball

May 16, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


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Carolyn Petschler: carolyn_petschler@dkcnews.com Office: (212) 981-5166 Cell: (845) 313-9801
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NYU Langone Medical Center’s 2016 Violet Ball

WHAT: Each year the Violet Ball celebrates NYU Langone Medical Center’s continuing tradition of excellence in education, research, and patient care. Funds raised on this special evening are used to attract and retain brilliant young minds through scholarships, advance the medical center’s bold vision, and strengthen the medical center’s role as a resource for the diverse communities of New York and beyond.

WHO: Honoring NYU Langone Trustee Paolo Fresco, former chairman of Fiat and former executive vice chairman at General Electric. A visionary philanthropist, Mr. Fresco has been essential to NYU Langone’s development and expansion, recently establishing the Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders.

WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2016
Cocktails 6:30, Dinner 7:30pm

WHERE: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing
1000 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028

About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. For more information, go to www.NYULangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Google+.


May 16, 2016
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm


The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing
1000 5th Ave
New York, 10028 United States