Mount Sinai has received a $4 million donation from Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch to support prostate health and the Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology at Mount Sinai.
The prostate program, founded by Ash Tewari, MBBS, MCh, Kyung Hyun Kim, MD Professor and Chair of Urology, will be named The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Center for Prostate Health.
"The Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Center for Prostate Health is transforming prostate cancer treatment and we are pleased to continue to support Dr. Tewari’s innovative and important work in helping to treat this disease and improve overall patient care,” said Jonathan Tisch, Co-Chairman of the Board of the Loews Corporation and Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co. With this visionary gift, Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch continue their generous history of philanthropic giving at Mount Sinai, improving prostate health for generations to come.
“I am extremely grateful for Lizzie and Jonathan’s ongoing commitment to help better the lives of our patients,” said Dr. Tewari, a world-renowned urologist and prostate cancer specialist. “This gift provides our department with an elevated level of care for patients while also fostering research opportunities for our experts to continue to be pioneers in the field.”
Ash Tewari, MBBS, MCh, FRCS (Hon.)
Professor and System Chair, Milton and Carroll Petrie Department of Urology, Director of the Center of Excellence for Prostate Cancer at The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Surgeon-in-Chief of the Tisch Cancer Hospital at The Mount Sinai Hospital