MRJBF 2013 Board MembersCo-Chairs:
Amy Gerstein Jason Gordon
Emily Berger  Tonya Geesman
Lisa Gelles  Jordan Gross
Gabrielle LeVert  Natalie Linsalata
Ahmet Markicic  Tayler Maxwell
Jeff Newcom  Jackie Unger
Maggie Webb  Michael Zalay
Marc Ackerman Shanna Athas
Brett Bialk Hannah Bock
Sharon Bronstein Paul Connors
Paige Donnelley Jack Doron
Rachel Drescher Liz Fattore
Christopher Frederick Julie Futterman
Brenda Gehani Blaine Goldflies
Michael Golichowski Laura Goodman
Michael Goodman Neal Gram
Basileo Hayden Rachel Heilbrunn
Sam Howard Michelle Jeremias
Elisabeth Karlik Lisa Katz
Josh Mangoubi Scott McCubbrey
Chris Munroe Scott Newman
Christin Pullano Andrea Reed
Brian Riordan Stacy Roetter
Heather Rose Patrick Russo
Jordyn Schneider Chad Schroedl
Nicole Spagnolo Jonathan Steele
Sara Studebaker Maureen Sucher
Sara Tumen Kristy Vilimas
Michelle Weil Michael Wexler
David P. McHugh - Schiff Hardin LLP
Children's Research Fund Liaisons:
Ryan Friedman Phoebe Nitekman
MRJBF Supports Dr. Sookyong KohDr. Koh is a neurologist with a clinical and research specialization in epilepsy. Her research is greatly focused on the processes by which seizures in early life increase the risk for developing epilepsy later in childhood or during adulthood.
With the funding from the MRJBF and other sources, Dr. Koh and her team aim to significantly improve treatment of epilepsy in children.
Read more here.
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The MRJBF needs your help in order to continue to play a vital role in improving the health and lives of children. Philanthropic gifts from donors like you are important to enabling Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Research Center one of the country’s leading pediatric research centers.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Foundation and MRJBF are a non-profit organization and all gifts to the MRJBF are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. All gifts will be recognized with a donor recognition letter. Click here to make a donation.
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Special Events Archive
Posted on April 5, 2013 | No CommentsMRJBF Fiesta for the Kids Please join the Medical Research Junior Board Foundation (MRJBF) for the Fiesta for the Kids happy hour on Wednesday, May 8th. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with cocktails, passed appetizers, and entertainment! When: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 | 6 p.m. –...
Posted on April 1, 2013 | No CommentsOn May 19, 2013, our team (Children’s Research Fund/ MRJBF) will participate in Move for the Kids 5k Run/Walk. Help us reach our goal to raise $5,000 for the patients and families at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Click here to...
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Posted on August 15, 2012 | No CommentsCome out to support the Medical Research Junior Board Foundation for the fashion show of the summer at Studio Paris on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 from 6-9 p.m! Event includes passed appetizers, cocktails, music by DJ Roby, photography by Chi Def, and fashions presented by...
Posted on July 17, 2012 | No CommentsCome join the Medical Research Junior Board Foundation (MRJBF) at Stout for a complimentary vodka cocktail with a suggested $10 donation. 100% of the donations received from 6-7:30 PM on Thursday, July 26th will go towards the MRJBF’s mission to help raise funds and awareness...
Posted on July 11, 2012 | No CommentsThank you for your support for the MRJBF’s Spring Event! Between the at MRJBF’s FUN BEFORE THE RUN which occurred on Wednesday, May 9th and for those who came out in the rain for the “Move for the Kids 5K” which occurred on Saturday, May...
Posted on April 13, 2012 | No CommentsJoin the MRJBF as we kick off this momentous occasion for the FUN BEFORE THE RUN on Wednesday, May 9 from 6:00-9:00pm at Quartino (626 N. State Street). We’ll celebrate over an open beer & wine bar, tasting stations, and passed appetizers. There are also...
Posted on March 15, 2012 | No CommentsJoin the MRJBF as we support Children’s Memorial Hospital’s 5K Move for the Kids on Saturday, May 12, 2012 Click on the image above to register for the MRJBF team On Saturday, May 12, 2012, the MRJBF invites you to run/walk the 3.1 miles from Children’s...
Posted on March 13, 2012 | No CommentsPlease support the MRJBF as we partner with the HomeMade Pizza Co. located at 2460 N. Clark St., Chicago to raise funds and awareness for pediatric research initiatives at Children’s Memorial. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the MRJBF based on orders...
Posted on February 15, 2012 | No CommentsPlease join the MRJBF for our Kickoff Event and 20th Anniversary Celebration on Wednesday, February 29th at Rockit Bar & Grill. Unwind after a long day of work with passed appetizers in a fun atmosphere. Thank you for all of your enthusiasm and support as...