Annual Dinner Donors

Thank You to Our Donors.

The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare gratefully acknowledges the many individuals, families, corporations, foundations and organizations that have so generously supported our programs. The following includes cumulative gifts and pledges made during the 2022 calendar year.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of donor names. Please contact us with any changes to your listing.

National Business Members

Chairman Circle
Massachusetts General Hospital

Executive Circle

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Marsh McLennan

Leader Circle

Bank of America
Benchmark Senior Living
MedPro Group

Dinner Supporters

Dinner Program Underwriters
CAA Foundation


Ellen R. Cohen and Daniel Haber
Massachusetts General Hospital


Marjorie and Paul Stanzler


Beth Israel Lahey Health
Stephen Corman
Fran and Michael Goldberg


Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease
Michael J. Astrue and Laura W. Mali-Astrue
Michael Blau and Ann Muschett
Wendy and Richard Cohen
Peggy Crawford, PhD
Andrew C. Dreyfus
Rushika and Maria Fernandopulle
Kerry A. Flynn, CLP
Johnson & Johnson
Ruth Kilduff, RN, and Jay Carrigan
In memory of Christian Minard
Ruth Koblenzer
Pamela Mann and David Baron, MD
Dick Marks and Jennifer Morrison
Mass General Cancer Center
Sharon and Brian McNally
Jo Frances Meyer
Middleton & Company, Inc.
Angela Patterson
Mark E. Reynolds and Clare Reilly
Sherman H. Starr Foundation
Jay A. Shiland and Elizabeth Maringer
Tony and Kathy Starr
Lynn Wiatrowski and Joren C. Madsen, MD
Peter and Ellen Zane


American Hospital Association & American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)
Baystate Health
Beaumont Financial Partners
Boston Medical Center
Howard Cohen and Myra Musicant
The Colony Group LLC
Ethan E. Crain
EPIC Insurance Brokers
Michael S. Feldberg and Ruth Lazarus
The Fischman Family (Nancy and Steven, Ben and Wendy, Laura Fischman and Tony Schwenson)
Betsy P. Frawley and James M. Litton
Ellen Feldberg Gordon and Michael Gordon
In memory of Julian and Eunice Cohen
Hooper, Lundy & Bookman PC
Ann-Ellen Hornidge, Esq., and Ned Murphy
Thomas Lynch, Jr., MD, and Laura Pappano
Pamela Mann and David Baron, MD
Joyce Murphy and Bill Melanson
Alison Poorvu-Jaffe and Daniel Jaffe
Lia and Bill Poorvu
Michael and Audrey Straight
Sunstein, LLP
Rev. Judith Swahnberg and Carl Novotny
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
Marilyn Yager


Boston Children’s Hospital
Massachusetts Society of Clinical Oncologists
Tufts Medical Center


Rich and Liz Bane
Peter and Lisa Biagetti
Dr. Brad and Andrea Buchbinder
In memory of Frances and Jerry Gold
Joseph A. Chazan, MD
The Conquer Cancer Coalition
Robert and Christine Coughlin
Tom and Midge DeSimone
Rich and Kris Doherty
Drs. Jon and Heidi DuBois
Abby and Brett Gordon
In honor of Ellen Cohen
Elizabeth Hickman
Stephen Kidder and Judith Malone
Britain W. Nicholson, MD, and Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
Jeff and Brenda Sánchez
Kim and Eric Schultz
Fredi and Jack Shonkoff
Steven and Karen Sisselman
Bessie Manley Szum and John Szum
Jeanie Ungerleider and William Stone, MD

Champions of Compassion

Our Champions of Compassion are individual donors who have been contributing to the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare for at least half of our 27 years. They number only 5% of all of our individual donors, and we are truly honored by their loyal support!

David Abelman and Marilyn Weil-Abelman
Amy and David Abrams
Marsha and Tom Alperin
Stuart and Diane Altman
Anonymous (4)
Elissa B. Arons, MD
Tina Aronson and Koby Rotstein
Michael J. Astrue and Laura W. Mali-Astrue
April Austin and Richard Averbuch
Donald and Karen Bachman
Charlie and Lauren Baker
Andrew Balder and Cynthia Sommer
Laurie Ansorge Ball
Arthur and Rachael Barabell
John F. Barry and Ellen R. Kelly Barry
Mimi M. Bartholomay, RN, MSN
Marc and Lorraine Batt
Eleanor A. Becker
Chaia Bekefi, MSW
Katherine A. Bennett and Edmund J. Prescottano
Linda Bentley
Jerry and Fran Berger
Terry G. Bergman
Samuel A. Berkman, MD, FACP
Dr. Harris A. Berman and Ruth Nemzoff
Joan Feinberg Berns, PhD
Peter and Lisa Biagetti
Michael L. Blau and Ann Muschett
Susan Block, MD
Marcie and Jeff Brawer
Patricia A. Bresky, PhD
Corinne Broderick and Richard Winn
Catherine Bromberg
Drs. Brad and Andrea Buchbinder – In memory of Frances and Jerry Gold
Kimberly Butterwick, MD and Jonathan Scheff, MD
Meryl and Michael Bralower
Carol Buckler and Robert Muffly
Nancy L. Cahners
Martha Casey and Kip O’Neill
Richard E. Chaisson, MD, and Judith Harding
Joseph A. Chazan, MD
Andrea Cohen and Carl Zack
Betsy Cohen
Carol Feinberg Cohen
Ellen R. Cohen and Daniel Haber
Helen and David Cohen
Howard Cohen and Myra Musicant
Joyce Cohen and David B. Hellman
Robert I. Cohen and Julie A. Watts
The Cohen/Vullo Family
Wendy and Richard Cohen
Michael and Monica Connolly
Milton and Lilla Cooper
Ruth Cope, PhD
Lois and Linc Cornell
Harvey and Cathy Cotton
Laurie Cowan and Ric Phillips
Ethan E. Crain
Cynthia and Harvey Creem
Tom and Midge DeSimone
Joseph and Donna DiPersio
Rich and Kris Doherty
Catlin Donnelly and Hampton Watkins, Jr.
Mark and Kate Donovan
Jonathan Dorfman and Anne Blumberg
Andrew Dreyfus
Drs. Jon and Heidi DuBois
Kitty and Mike Dukakis
Jay S. Duker, MD, and Julie Starr-Duker
Alvin and Caroline Essig
Michael S. Feldberg and Ruth Lazarus
Edward and Norma Fenochietti
Steven V. Fischel, MD, and Lisa C. Plantefaber
The Fischman Family (Nancy and Steven, Ben and Wendy, Laura Fischman and Tony
Betsy P. Frawley and James M. Litton
Cynthia Frawley
Susan Frawley and Herb Luther
David and Nancy Fulton
Gary and Ethel Furst
Nancy and William Gannett
Diane and Michael Gardener
Jody and David Gastfriend
Paul & Laurie Gershkowitz Family Charitable Trust Fund, a Donor Advised Fund of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Inc.
Pam Giannatsis
Andrew Gillies, MD, and Catherine Cahners
Connie Gilson
Joan and James Gilson
Judy Glasser
Leslie and Stan Godoff
Carol & Avram Goldberg, Joshua R. Goldberg, and Deborah Goldberg & Michael Winter
Pamela A. Goodman and Michael Shwartz
Abby and Brett Gordon
Ellen Feldberg Gordon and Michael Gordon, MD
Joan Gordon
Naomi Gordon
Tom Grape
Roger and Laura Gray
Alan and Elizabeth Green
Barbara Rubin Green
Debby and Tony Green
Carolyn Greenberg and J. David Allred
Irving and Judith Haber
Joseph Hameline
Robin Hasenfeld, PhD, and Lester Bloomberg
Timothy Hayes and Anne G. Romney
Scott and Leslie Hefter
Irwin and Sheila Heller
Martha Heller-Winokur and Jeffrey M. Winokur
Marcia Hertz
Ruth Hertz
Win and Margie Hodges
William Hodgins
Diane and Marc Homer
Eve Horwitz and Steve Emmerich
Mark Huberman and Stephanie Fidel
Barry and Doris Hyman
Murray A. Jacobson Family Foundation
Alison Poorvu Jaffe and Daniel Jaffe
Ellen Janos
Michael Joachim and Ellen Winer
Deborah C. Joelson
Marie Johnson
Phil and Beverly Johnston
Nancy Kane and Roger Driben
Dennis and Carol Kanin
Jerome and Sheridan Kassirer
Katherine and John Kaufmann
Trevor Kaye, MD, and Abbie Celniker
Susan M. Kenyon
Stephen W. Kidder and Judith A. Malone
Ruth Kilduff, RN, and Jay Carrigan – In memory of Christian Minard
Marie and Charlie Kireker
Seth A. and Beth S. Klarman
Bill and Deborah Knowlton
Ruth G. Koblenzer
Barry and Laura Korobkin
Mary Kraft, MD
Jeffrey L. Kraines, MD
Jonathan and Janet Kravetz
Ronald V. Lacro and Jon P. Schum
Marilyn Lambert and John Lindstrom
Mary Kay Leonard and Richard Valachovic
Bernard Leung
Mark, Becky and Samantha Levin
Marjorie and Steven Levin
Linda and Jeff Levin-Scherz
Anne Levine and Howard Smith
Sandra Y. Levine
Stephen R. Lewis and Mary D. Atkinson
Robin Lipson and Matt Fishman
Deborah and Robert Litt
Beth Lown, MD, and the Piken Family
David Lurie
Richard and Susan Lynch
Thomas Lynch, Jr., MD, and Laura Pappano
Amy and Kenneth MacNulty
Mary K. Maloney, RN, and Thomas F. Maloney, Esq.
Carolynn Maltas, PhD
Pamela G. Mann and David W. Baron, MD
Virginia and John Mannick
Eliane and Gary Markoff
Dick Marks and Jenny Morrison
Joanne Marqusee
Kim Marshall and Rhoda Schneider
Polly and Jameson Marvin
Claire and Cornelius Marx
Honor E. McClellan, PhD
Richard J. McCready and Rosemary McCarthy
Sharon and Brian McNally
Brooke and Eric Meltzer
Margaret Ann and Lou Metzger
Clare Midgley and Robert Leuchtner, PhD
Helaine Miller
Tressa Miller Schwartz
Evvajean Mintz
Richard H. Moche and Heidi Brown
Lynn Modell
Karen Munkley, BSN, RN, MS
Joyce A. Murphy and Bill Melanson
Jay and Ellen Naparstek
Elizabeth Allen Nash and Thomas Nash, MD
Lois Nesson
Margaret and Joseph Newhouse
Lynn and Edward Nicholas
Britain W. Nicholson, MD, and Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
Novack Family Foundation
James J. O’Connell, MD
Arnold and Ellen Offner
Sally Okun, RN and Scott Okun
Ellen and James Palmer
Tom and Linda Palmer
Michael Pappone and Diane Savitsky
Reynolds Parsons
Sarah Pasternack, PhD
Peter and Mary Pendergast
Gary and Mary Pforzheimer
Rosalie Phillips and Jon Kingsdale, PhD
Lia and William Poorvu
Robert and Brenda Popeo
Barbra Rabson and John Silletto
John and Laura Eby Regier
Michal Regunberg
Dottie Renaghan and Tony Santangelo, Jr.
Linda and Lewis Robert
Marla and Cliff Robinson
Benjamin M. Romney, MD
Carla A. Romney, MD, and Stuart M. Beard
Mary Romney
Jan and Stuart Rose
Charles and Elaine Rosen
Julie Rosen and Gary Belowich
Larry G. Rosenberg, PhD
Margie Ross Decter and Adam Decter
Debra and Eric Ruder
Susan and Carmen Russo
Suzanne Salamon and Alan Einhorn
Louise Sawyer and Michael Elefante, Esq.
Doris and Simon Scheff
Joan Scheff
Bobbi and Phil Schmidt
Eric and Kim Schultz
Alexandra Schweitzer and Glenn Lucas
Ellen and Steven Segal
Carmel Shields and John Mannix
Diane Shulman
Thomas Sellers and Terry Ann Lunt
Judith and Fred Server
Fredi and Jack Shonkoff
Jill and Don Shulman
Jean Karpas Siegel Fund at The Boston Foundation
Marci Sindell and Gary Goffin
Steven and Karen Sisselman
Peggy Slasman and Gerard J. Sarnie
Gabriela and Doug Smith, A Donor Advised Fund of the National Philanthropic Trust
Gail Smith
Karen Smith and Al Wallis
Kim Smith, FACHE, and Bill Charette
Alison Sneider
Alan and Susan Solomont
Norman and Joyce Spector
Alan and Terri Spoon
Marjorie and Paul Stanzler
Sandy Starr and Raine Figueroa
Tony and Kathy Starr
Jeanne and Leo Stolbach, MD
Henry A. Sullivan
Jean C. Sullivan and Richard Cane, Jr.
Timothy Sullivan
Rev. Judy Swahnberg and Carl Novotny
Jonathan Talamo and Andrea Robinson
Mary Martha Thiel, MDiv
Paula and Samuel Thier, MD
Jessie Timberlake
Harriet and Daniel Tolpin, MD
Ann Tousignant and David Gute
Deborah and Leonard Tucker
Jeanie Ungerleider, LICSW, and William Stone, MD
Clare Villari and David Weinstein
Kathleen Walsh and Erik Garpestad, MD
Martha and Ralph Wales
Marcia Wallace and Martin Rubenstein
Wendy Warring, JD, and Troy Brennan, MD
Mel and Harriet Warshaw
Stephen M. Weiner and Donald G. Cornuet
Kathy Weinman and Cameron Kerry
Susan Whitehead
Lynn Wiatrowski and Joren C. Madsen, MD
Susan Winkler
Philip Witman and Bonnie Perlmutter, PhD
Daniel Wofford and Sarah Peck
Roni and Lawrence Woods
Marilyn Yager
Peter and Ellen Zane
Elaine Zecher and David Eisenberg, MD
Norman and Adelle Zimbel
Ellen L. Ziskind

Compassionate Caregiver Honor Roll

Caregivers Honored January 1, 2021 – November 1, 2022

Thousands of compassionate caregivers have been recognized since 2008 for their everyday acts of compassion by grateful patients and families who make a donation to the Schwartz Center in their name.

Stanley Abrams
Gail Alexander
Richard Barth, MD
William Bennett, MD
Eugene Beresin, MD
Jason Block, MD, MPH
Nathalie Boileau, MD
Eric Bonnem, MD
Mary Buss, MD, MPH
Marcia Clevesy
Cathy Cohen, MD
Brian Cohen, MD
Karen Doyle, DNP
Jon DuBois, MD
Scott Elisofon, MD
Mary Fabio, MD
Laura Foley
Sharen Frolian
Donna Gaffney
Leslie Garrett, MD
GAs at Regis Autism Center
Michael Goldberg, MD (3)
Allan Goroll, MD
Krista Gregory, MDiv, BCC
Mangla Gulati, MD
Daniel Haber, MD, PhD
Brianna Holohan
Munther Homoud, MD
Joga Ivatury, MD
Joanne Jang, MD, PhD
Benjamin Kerman, MD
Orlanda Mackie, MD (3)
Subu Magge, MD
Mary Maloney, RN
Amtul Mansoor, MD
MGH Patient Care Associates of Yawkey 8 Infusion
Lee Nadler, MD
Lisa Philip, LCSW, MPH (2)
May Pian-Smith, MD, MS
Sparkles Ransom, LCSW, C-ASWCM
JoAnne Reifsnyder, RN, PhD
Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
Polina Sadikov, MD
Marta Silva
Fatima Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA
Mary Ann Stevenson, MD, PhD
Stephanie Tarantino, RN
The TEARS Foundation
Frank Twarog, MD
Daniel Wofford
Cameron Wright, MD