Medical Research

SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL FOUNDATION

  • Dallas, TX
  • www.swmedical.org

Mission Statement

Southwestern Medical Foundation continues to celebrate its 75th anniversary – a milestone which provides the Foundation an opportunity to recognize the impact our community has had in advancing the important cause of academic medicine, research and medical education.

In 1943, the Foundation established Southwestern Medical College and helped to nurture its growth from a fledgling medical school into one of the preeminent medical research and academic centers in the world. Today UT Southwestern medical center enjoys an international reputation for discovering the basis for disease through research, applying the discoveries to the clinical care of patients, and educating the next generation of health care professionals.

For over 75 years, it has been our privilege to foster a unique culture where generosity can be imbued with meaning. The Foundation currently manages over $850 million across 1,000 funds, creating a financial resource that will enable advances in health care benefiting the citizens of this community, state and the nation for years to come.

Main Programs

  1. UT Southwestern Scholarships
  2. Medical Research at UT Southwestern
Service Areas

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National

Southwestern Medical Foundation supports medical education, research, and patient care throughout the Southwestern United States, and primarily in North Texas.

ruling year

1940

President and CEO

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Ms. Kathleen M. Gibson

Keywords

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Academic medicine, scholarships, medical research, patient care, health care

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Also Known As

Southwestern Medical Foundation

EIN

75-0945939

Physical Address

3889 Maple Avenue Suite 100

Dallas, TX 75219

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (H12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

UT Southwestern Scholarships

The Foundation manages several funds that support scholarships for medical students attending UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 2

Medical Research at UT Southwestern

The Foundation manages over 1,000 funds that support research, patient care, and scholarships at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Category

Medical Research

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

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National

Southwestern Medical Foundation supports medical education, research, and patient care throughout the Southwestern United States, and primarily in North Texas.

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SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
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Leadership

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President and CEO

Ms. Kathleen M. Gibson

BIO

Kathleen Gibson is President and CEO of Southwestern Medical Foundation - a leading charitable corporation supporting advancement in medical education, medical research and medical care. The Foundation's assets exceed $850 million, arrayed across more than 1,000 funds, creating a financial resource that enables continuing advances in health care to benefit the citizens of the community and the world beyond for years to come. During 1943, the Foundation formed Southwestern Medical College, now known as UT Southwestern, and remains its most significant philanthropic partner.

Prior to joining Southwestern Medical Foundation, Kathleen spent thirty years in financial services, holding a number of leadership positions within Citibank and Bank of America. Kathleen joined Citibank in 2006, as Head of Citibank Texas Commercial and President of Citibank Texas. In 2007, she was named President of the Central Division, Commercial Banking, with responsibility for the Central US Commercial Business. Prior to joining Citibank, Kathleen spent twenty-five years with Bank of America and its predecessor banks, where she held top leadership roles in Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking and Asset Management; also, serving as President, Bank of America-Dallas.

Ms. Gibson has been involved in community activities in Dallas and Texas for many years. She is Past Chair of the Board of The Association of Former Students at Texas A&M University, and Strategy Chair on the Board of the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations. She serves on the Boards of the SMU Tate Lecture Series, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, and Charter 100. She is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance at UT Dallas and the DFW Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program. Kathleen is a member of the International Women's Forum – Dallas, Dallas Woman's Club, Marianne Scruggs Garden Club, and the Junior League of Dallas.

She has been recognized in the Dallas Business Journal as a 'Top 25 Industry Leader in Women in Business', and by the Profiles in Diversity Journal in the 10th Annual Women Worth Watching edition. Kathleen is a recipient of Texas A&M's Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry Award, Women's Legacy Award, and was honored to be selected as a 2014 Fish Camp Namesake. She serves on the Advisory Council for the Center for International Business Studies at Texas A&M and the Mays Business School Development Council. Her prior involvement in civic activities includes serving on the Dallas Regional Chamber Board and Executive Committee, Chairing the Dallas March for Babies Walk, and serving on the Boards of Children's Medical Center, Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, The Dallas Opera, The Lamplighter School, Dallas Citizens Council, The City Club, and the Dallas 2012 Olympic Bid Committee.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Robert B. Rowling

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