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, their partners in the community, and to those who will benefit from the Center's work. The following is a partial list of support opportunities.

Annual Gifts

Annual gifts at any level will support CEMHD's expenses, including:

  • Lecture and workshop series
  • Graduate student research projects
  • Visiting scholars
  • Community programs
  • Student interns, graduate and undergraduate
You may make a gift earmarked for any of these items.  Gifts of $5000 or more can support graduate students.

Endowed Gifts

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

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

Endowed Professorship
To supplement an existing position:
$1 million

Endowed Chair
To create a new position:
$2 million

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

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