Philip and Cheryl Milstein

Donor / Philip and Cheryl Milstein

Philip (CC ’71) and Cheryl (Barnard ’82) Milstein are part of a family of philanthropists whose giving to Columbia spans four generations. They have been vital partners to both the Medical Center and the University. Now, with a $20 million commitment to the Medical and Graduate Education Building, they are playing a crucial leadership role in ushering in a new age of medical and graduate education at P&S.

Mr. Milstein is Chair of the Capital Planning Committee for the CUMC Board of Advisors, bringing his expertise in building to the great benefit of the project.

“With this gift, Philip and Cheryl Milstein continue their family’s tradition of extraordinary philanthropy to support theAdvancement of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center,” said Dean Lee Goldman, M.D. “As a Columbia University Trustee Emeritus, a member of the CUMC Board of Advisors, and a recently named Trustee of our partner, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Philip is uniquely positioned to lead the revitalization of our shared campus.”

Says Mr. Milstein, “Everyone is really excited about this project, because they recognize this will take Columbia University Medical Center into the 21st century. This will create a true academic home for students at the Medical Center.”

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