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Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease


Infectious Diseases Endowments

Honorable Paul Mason and daughter and AIDS victim Belinda Mason CardenBelinda Mason Carden & Paul Mason Professorship & Chair in HIV/AIDS Research/Education
This endowment is inspired by the vision and passion of Belinda and Representative Paul Mason’s advocacy for HIV/AIDS research and treatment for rural Kentuckians. The distinguished professor is expected to:

  • Expand major research efforts in HIV/AIDS at the University of Kentucky;
  • Enhance the delivery of exceptional HIV/AIDS patient care for the people of Kentucky, especially in rural areas; and
  • Conduct HIV/AIDS educational programs for health care professionals and the people of Kentucky

Please help us honor the memories of Belinda and Rep. Mason by making a gift and pledge. Click here to learn more (pdf format) about the Belinda Mason Carden & Paul Mason Professorship & Chair in HIV/AIDS Research/Education endowment. For questions about the endowment, please contact Richard McKenzie 859-323-6415.

Infectious Diseases Research Professorship in Internal Medicine
The Kentucky Medical Services Foundation and the state-funded Research Challenge Trust Fund have each contributed $50,000 to create an endowed Infectious Diseases Research Professorship.

Hellmann Family Fund Professorship in Infectious Diseases
Nicholas S. Hellmann, M.D. of San Carlos, CA, has made a commitment of $50,000 to endow the Hellmann Family Fund in the Department of Internal Medicine. Hellmann, a 1982 alumnus, established the endowment to support research initiatives including HIV/AIDS in the Division of Infectious Diseases. The gift is eligible to receive a matching dollars from the state’s Research Challenge Trust Fund to create a $100,000 professorship.

For further information and ways to contribute to the Infectious Diseases Research and Hellmann Family Fund endowments, please contact Dr. Richard Greenberg 859-323-6327.

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