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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU School of Medicine to make major gift announcement

November 10th, 2017

Story Contact: Cailin Riley, 573-882-4870,

Updated information: Please note the event will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10.

WHAT: An announcement regarding a major gift to the orthopaedic department at the                            University of Missouri will be made Friday morning. This gift will support orthopaedic                              research and the training of future physicians.

WHO: Speakers include:

  • Garnett Stokes, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs
  • Patrice Delafontaine, Hugh E. and Sarah D. Stephenson dean of the MU School of Medicine
  • James Stannard,Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery and medical director of the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute
  • Steve Schwartz, board member of the Wyss Medical Foundation
  • Tom Hiles, vice chancellor for advancement


11 a.m Friday, Nov. 10

Second Floor Conference Room (Rooms 2252-2257)

Missouri Orthopaedic Institute

NOTE: The speakers will be available for interviews following the ceremony. Media tours                          immediately following the announcement. Reporters interested in speaking with                                        presenters must contact Cailin Riley by Friday morning at or (573) 882-4870.