Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities

How to Support CEMHD

We invite you to join us as a partner in the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities. Your generous support is vital to CEMHD's researchers, to their partners in the community--and to those who will benefit from the Center's work. The following is a partial list of endowment opportunities.

Distinguished Chair
To create a new endowed position for a nationally or internationally recognized scholar:
$3 million

Endowed Chair
To create a new position:
$2 million

Endowed Professorship
To supplement an existing position:
$1 million

Excelsior Professorship
To support a rising academic star:
$500,000

Endowed Student Support
Doctoral Fellowship: $500,000
Graduate Fellowship: $300,000

You may also consider non-endowed gifts. Annual gifts at any level will support CEMHD's operating costs, including:

  • Lecture and workshop series
  • Graduate student research projects
  • Visiting scholars
  • Community programs

For questions regarding how to support CEMHD, please contact Michael Messitt, (518) 437-3626, or mmessitt@albany.edu.