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 25 years. They number only 5% of all of our individual donors, and we are truly honored by their loyal support!

To learn about how you can support the Schwartz Center, please visit:

For questions about the Champions of Compassion, please contact Lisa Crane at or at 617-643-5490.


Stuart and Diane Altman
Anonymous (5)
Judy and Mark Armstrong
Elissa B. Arons, MD
Tina Aronson and Koby Rotstein
David C. Astrue and Susan Coakley
Michael J. Astrue and Laura W. Mali-Astrue
Laurie Ansorge Ball
Mimi M. Bartholomay, RN, MSN, and Dan Dunne
Chaia Bekefi, MSW
Deborah E. Benjamin
Julie and Mark Berenberg, MD
Terry G. Bergman
Samuel A. Berkman, MD, FACP
Harris Berman, MD, and Ruth Nemzoff
Joan Feinberg Berns, PhD
Peter and Lisa Biagetti
Patty Blake
Michael L. Blau and Ann Muschett
Maura and Roger Boucher
Marcie and Jeff Brawer
Patricia A. Bresky, PhD
Catherine Bromberg
Drs. Brad and Andrea Buchbinder – In memory of Frances and Jerry Gold
Carol and Robert Buckler
Catherine Cahners and Andrew Gillies, MD
Nancy L. Cahners
Richard E. Chaisson, MD, and Judith Harding
Joseph A. Chazan, MD
Linda and Barry Coffman
The Cohen/Vullo Family
Barbara H. Cohen
Carol Feinberg Cohen
Ellen R. Cohen and Daniel Haber
Howard Cohen and Myra Musicant
Joyce Cohen and David B. Hellman
Robert I. Cohen and Julie A. Watts
Wendy and Richard Cohen
Lois and Linc Cornell
Thomas and Geraldine Crane
Cynthia and Harvey Creem
Tom Daccord
Tom and Midge DeSimone
Donna and Joseph DiPersio
Ralph and Tricia DiPisa
Rich and Kris Doherty
Mark and Kate Donovan
Andrew Dreyfus and Lynn Modell
Drs. Jon and Heidi DuBois
Kitty and Mike Dukakis
Jay S. Duker, MD, and Julie Starr-Duker
Michael S. Feldberg and Ruth Lazarus
Steven V. Fischel, MD, and Lisa C. Plantefaber
The Fischman Family (Nancy and Steven, Ben and Wendy, Laura Fischman and Tony Schwenson)
Valerie and Doug Fleishman
Betsy P. Frawley and James M. Litton
Susan Frawley and Herb Luther
David and Nancy Fulton
Diane and Michael Gardener
Jody and David Gastfriend
Kay M. George, RN
Paul & Laurie Gershkowitz Family Charitable Trust Fund, a Donor Advised fund of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Inc.
Pamela P. Giannatsis
Leigh and Garrett Gillespie
Connie Gilson
Joan and James Gilson
Carol & Avram Goldberg, Joshua R. Goldberg, and Deborah Goldberg & Michael Winter
Deborah B. Goldberg and Michael Winter
Pamela A. Goodman and Michael Shwartz
Leslie and Stan Godoff
Abby and Brett Gordon
Ellen Feldberg Gordon and Michael Gordon, MD
Joan Gordon
Naomi M. Gordon
Tom Grape
Roger and Laura Gray
Alan and Elizabeth Green
Barbara Rubin Green
Carolyn Greenberg and J. David Allred
Joseph Hameline
Timothy Hayes and Anne G. Romney
Scott and Leslie Hefter
Martha Heller-Winokur and Jeffrey M. Winokur
Marcia Hertz
Ruth L. Hertz
John and Meg Hesselmann
Diane and Marc Homer
Mark Huberman and Stephanie Fidel
Therese M. Hudson-Jinks, RN, MSN
Murray A. Jacobson Family Foundation
Alison Poorvu Jaffe and Daniel Jaffe
The Janey Fund
Ellen Janos
Michael Joachim and Ellen Winer
Deborah C. Joelson
Marie B. Johnson
Phil and Beverly Johnston
Trevor Kaye, MD, and Abbie Celniker
Jerry Kazin and Gail Libowsky-Kazin
Nancy C. Keebler and Tom Coakley
Tom and Andrea Kelly

Susan M. Kenyon
Stephen W. Kidder and Judith A. Malone
Ruth Kilduff, RN, and Jay Carrigan – In memory of Christian Minard
Seth A. and Beth S. Klarman
Bill and Deborah Knowlton
Ruth G. Koblenzer
B. Minde Kornfeld
Barry and Laura Korobkin
Mary Kraft, MD
Jonathan and Janet Kravetz
Mary Kay Leonard and Richard Valachovic
Marjorie and Steven Levin
Sandra Y. Levine
Linda and Jeff Levin-Scherz
Deborah and Robert Litt
Richard Lord
Beth Lown, MD, and the Piken Family
Thomas Lynch, Jr., MD, and Laura Pappano
Amy and Kenneth MacNulty
Mary K. Maloney, RN, and Thomas F. Maloney, Esq.
Bessie Manley and John T. Szum
Pamela G. Mann and David W. Baron, MD
Dick Marks and Jenny Morrison
Kim Marshall and Rhoda Schneider
Polly and Jameson Marvin
Claire and Cornelius Marx
Sarah K. May, MD, and Douglass Johnston
Honor E. McClellan, PhD
Richard J. McCready and Rosemary McCarthy
Tressa Miller Schwartz
Evvajean Mintz
Richard H. Moche and Heidi Brown
Carol Mostow, LICSW and John Bowen
Joyce A. Murphy and Bill Melanson
Jay and Ellen Naparstek
Margaret and Joseph Newhouse
Britain W. Nicholson, MD, and Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
Daria Niewenhous and Michael Rickley
Novack Family Foundation
James J. O’Connell, MD
Michael Pappone and Diane Savitsky
Sarah B. Pasternack, PhD
Beverly Siegal Peiser, MD, and Richard Peiser
Peter and Mary Pendergast
Gary and Mary Pforzheimer
Lia and William Poorvu
Robert and Brenda Popeo
Susan Rabinowitz
John and Laura Eby Regier
Dorothy F. Renaghan and Anthony Santangelo
Mark Reynolds and Clare Reilly
Marla and Cliff Robinson
Benjamin M. Romney, MD
Ann and Jim Roosevelt
Jan and Stuart Rose
Larry G. Rosenberg, PhD
George Rosenthal, MD
Debra and Eric Ruder
Susan and Carmen Russo
Dianne Savastano of Healthassist
Doris and Simon Scheff
Bobbi and Phil Schmidt
Eric and Kim Schultz
Judith and Fred Server
Fredi and Jack Shonkoff
Jill and Don Shulman
Jean Karpas Siegel Fund at The Boston Foundation
Marci L. Sindell and Gary S. Goffin
Steven and Karen Sisselman
Gabriela and Doug Smith, A Donor Advised Fund of the National Philanthropic Trust
Gail Smith
Kimberly A. Smith and William Charette
Alison Sneider
Jo and Mike Solet
Alan and Susan Solomont
Norman and Joyce Spector
Marjorie and Paul Stanzler
Sandy Starr and Raine Figueroa
Sherman H. Starr
Tony and Kathy Starr
Henry A. Sullivan
Nancy M. Sullivan
The Boston Foundation/Judy Swahnberg-Carl Novotny Donor Advised Fund
Dr. Samuel and Paula Thier
Jeanie Ungerleider, LICSW, and William Stone, MD
Clare Villari and David Weinstein
Richard and Jennifer Walsh
Wendy Warring and Troy Brennan, MD
Mel and Harriet Warshaw
Betsy Weaver and Leonard Rappaport, MD
Stephen M. Weiner and Donald G. Cornuet
Mark Wenneker and Amy Billett
Susan Whitehead
Lynn Wiatrowski and Joren C. Madsen, MD
Philip Witman and Bonnie Perlmutter
Daniel Wofford and Sarah Peck
Roni and Lawrence Woods
Marilyn Yager
Charlotte S. Yeh, MD, FACEP
John and Abby Yozell
Peter and Ellen Zane
Norman and Adelle Zimbel
Ellen L. Ziskind

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