Leaving NEOMED a better place

“I believe that it is important for each student to take ownership of their place at NEOMED and invest their time and talents to leave it a better place than they found it.”

—Teresa J. Whetstone

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Learning vital leadership skills

“NEOMED teaches students how to apply their leadership skills in communities. With the financial resources provided by the Blue Fund, we can learn vital leadership skills and be prepared to provide quality care for patients from all communities.”

— Muhammad A. Farooqui

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A tremendous experience

“NEOMED supports teams of students as they tackle a health care problem and work with mentors to bring innovative products to the market. This has been a tremendous experience allowing me to develop and submit a patent for a medical device that has the potential to enhance the medical well-being of people in our communities.”

—Trinity Samson

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Give For Your Health

Your passion for NEOMED is what keeps the University strong — so join us in supporting the Blue Fund today. Educating physicians, pharmacists, researchers and public health professionals is vital for the future health of our communities. Through the Blue Fund, you address both today’s challenges as well as NEOMED’s core mission; when you give to the Blue Fund, you Give for Your Health.

Aiding students & community during COVID-9 crisis

Many NEOMED alumni and faculty are on the frontlines of this public health crisis, and the need for our future graduates has never been higher. The pandemic reinforces how NEOMED’s education, research and service are vital to the wellness of every member of our community.

Raneem Alayoubi, pharmacy studentMeet Raneem Alayoubi, Pharmacy student

When NEOMED adopted remote learning this spring, Raneem Alayoubi, P2, returned home to Detroit. Alayoubi used her knowledge and skill at a nearby hospital to deliver critically-needed medications and IV drips, help transform an Or into an extended ICU, and answered nurse calls — all while studying, attending virtual lectures, and taking online exams. This is why when you give to the Blue Find, you give for your health.

Dr. Amy Stearns Acton, M.D. ('90)Meet Amy Stearns Acton, M.D. (’90)

Dr. Amy Stearns Acton, M.D. (’90) has guided Ohioans during a pandemic with clear, evidence-based messages and empathetic style. Dr. Acton is one of thousands of NEOMED alumni leading the way to help keep our communities safe during the COVID-19 crisis. This is why when you give to the Blue Fund, you give for your health.

Student volunteers in the SOAR Student-Run Free ClinicMeet the SOAR Student-Run Free CLinic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SOAR Student-Run Free Clinic fast-tracked a telehealth plan, contacting each of its 300-some patients to offer help to avoid gaps in their care and medications. This is why when you give to the Blue Fund, you give for your health.

Dr. Jeffrey Hess, M.D. ('90)Meet Jeffrey Hess, M.D. (’90)

As medical director for General Motors, Jeffrey Hess, M.D. (’90), has provided essential guidance as the company shifts its focus to make much-needed ventilators. Dr. Hess is one of thousands of NEOMED alumni leading the way to help keep our communities safe during the COVID-19 crisis. This is why when you give to the Blue Fund, you give for your health.

Ways to Give

Give Online Now

Support the Blue Fund with a gift today to enable NEOMED to achieve its mission.

Give Online Today

Give Monthly

Monthly giving to NEOMED is convenient, flexible, eco-friendly and provides steady support to our students.

Give Monthly

Give in Honor of White Coat

For every gift of $250, a card with your name will be inserted into the pocket of a white coat to let a student know of your generosity.

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Step Up to Leadership

Increase your support gradually over time and receive immediate recognition as a leadership donor today.


Employee Giving

Employee support of our annual fund is critical to its success, and we are grateful to all our employees for their continued support of our mission.

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More Ways to Give

You can support NEOMED’s mission through gifts of stocks, bond, planned giving and other options.


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Craig Eynon
Director of Alumni Relations & Development Operations
Phone: 330.325.6663

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Northeast Ohio Medical University