The Arnold J. Capute, M.D., M.P.H. Endowed Professorship in Developmental Disabilities

Miya Asato, MD holds The Arnold J. Capute, M.D., M.P.H. Endowed Professorship in Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Asato is a pediatric neurologist and the vice president of training at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also a professor of neurology and pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Asato was awarded the professorship in July 2022 assuming the chair from Dr. Bruce K. Shapiro (2004). Dr. Arnold J. Capute was the inaugural chair (1997).

 

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Mia Asato

The Batza Family Foundation Research Chair

Stewart H. Mostofsky, MD holds the Batza Family Foundation Research Chair. Dr. Mostofsky is a research scientist and director of the Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research (CNIR) at Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is also a professor of neurology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Mostofsky was awarded the Batza Family Foundation Research Chair in 2014 assuming the chair from the inaugural recipient, Martha Denckla, MD (1990).

About the donors: We are grateful to Michael J.and Patricia Batza for their support of this endowed position.
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Stewart Mostofsky

The Blum-Moser Chair for Pediatric Neurology

Ali Fatemi, MD, MBA, is the Blum-Moser Chair for Pediatric Neurology at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Fatemi is the chief medical officer at the Institute and also a professor of pediatrics and neurology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Fatemi was awarded the chair in July 2022 assuming the position from Michael V. Johnston, MD (2009), Kennedy Krieger Institute’s long-time chief medical officer.

About the donors: The Blum-Moser Chair for Pediatric Neurology is funded by Marc and Leonor Blum, and their sons Alex Blum and Ari Blum. We are grateful for their support. 
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Ali Fatemi, MD, MBA

The Lawless Family Endowed Chair

Michael F. Cataldo, PhD, holds the Lawless Family Endowed Chair, and is the inaugural recipient (2010). He is a senior vice president and director of the Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is also a professor of psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Maryland.

About the donors: We are grateful to Robert J. and Cathy Lawless for their investment in this position.
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The Zanvyl Krieger Faculty Endowed Chair

Bradley Schlaggar, MD, PhD is the president and CEO of Kennedy Krieger Institute and holds the Zanvyl Krieger Faculty Endowed Chair. He is also a professor of neurology and pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

The inaugural occupant of the Zanvyl Krieger Esq. Faculty Endowed Chair was Gary W. Goldstein, MD, President of Kennedy Krieger (1997). Dr. Goldstein served the Institute for more than three decades.

About the donor: The Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund supported this leadership position at Kennedy Krieger Institute, for which we are grateful. Mr. Krieger was a member of the Board of Directors of Kennedy Krieger Institute for over thirty years.
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Endowed funds provide dedicated, sustainable support for programs within the Institute to advance the mission. 

The Gary W. Goldstein Research Innovation Endowment Fund, named for Dr. Gary Goldstein who served as the Institute’s president and CEO for 30 years, provides financial support to advance research at Kennedy Krieger Institute that may lead to transformative discoveries in neurological and developmental disorders. This is an internal grant, with two awards given each year to Kennedy Krieger researchers. A Goldstein Research Day was launched in 2022 to acknowledge and celebrate the researchers and their findings.

 

The Silberstein-Harryman Endowment  was established by the Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy and Neurodevelopmental Medicine in 2007. The endowment promotes advances in the knowledge of patient care and training related to neurodevelopmental disabilities by supporting fellowship training, research initiatives and interdisciplinary clinical approaches. 

 

Endowed lectureships support a visit and presentation from nationally recognized experts to engage and enlighten Kennedy Krieger faculty, staff, trainees, fellows and residents.

 

Endowment gifts provide an opportunity to have a lasting impact on the mission of Kennedy Krieger. 

If you are interested in learning more about Kennedy Krieger and how you may create a lasting impact through an endowment gift, please contact Linda Schaefer Cameron, vice president of philanthropy, by clicking the link below. Your investment in the Institute can propel our mission forward.  We welcome a conversation on how you can fulfill your philanthropic objectives and support this important work.

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