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2017 Founders Ball!


Highlights of the evening!

Over 700 friends of The Brooklyn Hospital Center came together on September 27, 2017. As a result of your generous support, we've raised over $1.3 million, which will fund two major hospital projects; new interactive television sets for every patient bed and the Simbionix GI-BRONCH Mentor System, an important educational and and training simulator. That night, we also honored two outstanding physicians, Dr. Saimamba Veeramachaneni and Dr. Anders Cohen as well as the founders of St. George's University, Charles Modica and Patrick Adams. To see pictures from the night's event, please visit:


2017 Founders Ball Leadership


Patrick Adams, Esq.

Anders Cohen, DO

Charles F. Modica, Esq.

Saimamba Veeramachaneni, MD

Special Guest:

Joe Namath

Event Chair:

Lori Acker, National Grid

Honorary Chairs:

Robert B. Catell

Council Member Laurie Cumbo

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Daniel & Peggy Ricciardi


Armand Asarian, MD

Jessica Bruzzese

Ruben Diaz

Bernard Drayton

Harry Dym, DDS

Leo Ehrline

Ashley Kahler

Buddahev Manvar, MD

Sharon McCullough

Gina Moskow

Asha Nayak, MD

Debbie Niederhoffer

Maria Fiorini Ramirez

Xamalya Rose

Joshua Rosenberg, MD

Patrick Semenza

Lenny Singletary

Dino Veronese, Chairman
The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation

For more information please contact:

Debbie Niederhoffer

VP & Chief Development Officer, The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation; 718-250-8599

Jessica Bruzzese

Development Associate; 718-250-6544