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Your support can help us advance the Dornsife School of Public Health’s mission to improve population health and eliminate health disparities all over the world.

Through your generosity we are able to support exceptional students who would not otherwise be able to access higher education, attract and retain outstanding educators and scholars, improve our degree and certificate educational programs, and support the School’s engagement with practice in Philadelphia and all over the world.

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Drexel Dragons came together for Drexel's Day of Giving on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Thanks to everyone who supported 24 Hours of Impact 2024!

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For more information about giving opportunities or to discuss your interest in person, please contact Kate Parghi, director of development and stewardship, at or 215.895.0983.

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Essential Unrestricted Support

Your unrestricted support of the Dornsife School of Public Health plays an essential role in enabling our researchers, educators, practice-leaders, students, and staff to improve the health of populations through science, practice, and partnerships.

Unrestricted gifts are automatically directed to the Dornsife Dean’s Initiative Fund, where your philanthropy empowers the Dean to make strategic investments that advance the Dornsife School’s mission to improve health in cities, eliminate health disparities, and promote health in all policies.

Whether helping to recruit a promising new faculty member, temporarily sustaining a bright student experiencing financial difficulties, or providing seed funding for faculty research that could lead to a multi-million dollar federal grant, these investments help steer the School in directions that advance its research, education, and service missions.

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The Marla J. Gold Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Marla J. Gold Endowed Scholarship Fund was established to support outstanding applicants to the combined MD/MPH program.

The MD/MPH degree program is designed to prepare health-care leaders who can bridge the worlds of medicine and public health in ways that are critical not only to improving population health but also to improving clinical outcomes and the effectiveness of medical care.

Marla J. Gold, MD, served as Dean of the School of Public Health from 2002 to 2013. Under her leadership, the School grew markedly in enrollment, increased its degree offerings, greatly increased it research portfolio, earned its initial accreditation, and secured its first dedicated building. Dr. Gold retired in 2023 after serving as Drexel's senior vice provost for Community Health and Chief Wellness Officer.

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The Arthur L. Frank Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Arthur Frank L. Endowed Scholarship Fund supports exceptional graduate students in Environmental and Occupational Health.

The Scholarship is in honor of Arthur L. Frank, MD, PhD, professor and founding chair of Dornsife's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH). Dr. Frank chaired the EOH department from 2002 to 2014. Dr. Frank is an outstanding mentor to students and public health leaders from all over the world and has dedicated his career to protecting the health of workers and promoting healthy environments.

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Alumni Scholarship Fund

An investment in the Alumni Scholarship Fund for the Dornsife School of Public Health will support the next generation of public health leaders, help fuel research, innovation, and discovery.

Make a gift to fund Scholarships at the School of Public Health