Office of Development

Women's Health Luncheon: Creating a Brighter Future Together

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Our inaugural Women’s Health Luncheon was an incredible success! We want to thank the sponsors, donors, committee members, attendees, and all supporters who made this event memorable. Watch a video of the event above and use the buttons below to view photos and make a gift to the Women’s Health Innovation Fund.

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To learn more about opportunities to support women’s health, please contact Alex Kamer in the Michigan Medicine Office of Development at


Event Chairs

  • Jodi Douglas
  • Zina Kramer

Committee Members

  • Lisa Applebaum
  • Karen MacDonald Basile
  • Gina Bewersdorf
  • Jeanne Bissell
  • Gayle Burstein
  • Jamie Calabro
  • Shauna Ryder Diggs
  • Kathy Goldberg
  • Andrea Haas
  • Beverly Haas
  • Mia Harb
  • Linda Jacob
  • Allyson Lyons
  • Ashley Oberheide
  • Jessica Persichini
  • Elisa Ross
  • Elise Schostak
  • Elaine Schweitzer
  • Kara Schuchman
  • Rebecca Schuchman
  • Alyce Sigler
  • Julianna Smoot
  • Michelle Soto
  • Peg Talburtt
  • Katie Valenti
  • Raj Wiener
  • Karen Williams
  • Mary Wilson
  • Christina Winder

Proceeds from the event will benefit:

Women’s Health Innovation Fund

Women discussing health issues
  • Seeks to enhance health of women locally and globally
  • Funds promising research to improve care, treatments, and outcomes for women and families
  • Grows understanding of health issues facing women around the world
  • Supports studies that can reduce barriers and increase access to care


Platinum Sponsor

  • Ashley and Jon Oberheide

Gold Sponsor

  • Dominos
  • Andrea and Beverly Haas
  • The Little Black Box

Silver Sponsor

  • Karen MacDonald-Basile and Ralph Basile
  • Zina Kramer

Bronze Sponsor

  • Dr. Rossana M. DeGrood and Mr. George M. DeGrood III
  • Gayle and Richard Burstein
  • University of Michigan Credit Union

Table Sponsor

  • Applebaum Family Philanthropy
  • Peter and Jamie Calabro
  • Lisa Cotton
  • Dr. Dee Fenner
  • Kathy and Tom Goldberg
  • Andy and Linda Jacob
  • Dr. Timothy R.B. Johnson and Jo Weise Johnson
  • Healing Notes
  • Ashley Oberheide
  • Cathy Schwartz and Mia Harb
  • The Schostak Family
  • The Schuchman Family
  • Katie and Sam Valenti
  • Patricia Warner
  • Raj and Rick Wiener
  • Karen and Rick Williams
  • Christina Winder, M.D.
  • University of Michigan Medical School Office of Faculty Development

In-Kind Sponsor

  • 28 Furniture Co.
  • Alexa Lauretano Photography
  • Blue Yoga Birmingham
  • Bonobo Winery
  • Dr. Gina Fundaro Bewersdorf and Mr. Ryan Bewersdorf
  • Chateau Chantal
  • Chocolates by Michelle
  • Daxton Hotel
  • DripIV Therapy and Hydration
  • Fraser Tea
  • Jamie Calabro
  • JJ For the Kids Foundation
  • Karen MacDonald-Basile and Ralph Basile
  • Margot’s European Spa
  • Pop Fizz Klink
  • The Parade Company
  • skinnytees
  • The Townsend Hotel
  • Rhonda Walker
  • Mary E. Wilson, Ed.D.