At the age of 22, just three weeks after college commencement, Megan Leigh Brown was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. After an incredibly brave fight, four years later, she succumbed to the disease.
Distraught but inspired, her parents, Kevin and Marie Brown, sought to prevent other parents from a similar experience.
“While women who get the care of gynecological oncologists increase their chances for survival, many communities across the country lack physicians with that specialty. Our desire is to see more doctors trained to care for women with this life-changing disease,” says Kevin.
They established the Megan Leigh Brown Fellowship for Ovarian Cancer. This endowment helps fund the four-year educational fellowships of physicians interested in ovarian cancer research and treatment.
Support from the Brown Fellowship has funded educational resources for fellows, including lab supplies and travel to conferences and seminars. Here, fellows present research findings while networking with other oncologists. This critical support allows the next generation of cancer care leaders to stay abreast of the state of their industry. They can then integrate this knowledge back into the clinic, improving care for patients.
You can establish a fellowship for a minimum of $100,000.
Call 713-563-4084 for more information.