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Advancing Science & Medicine
for Equity in Patient Care
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Join us for a night of Awards & Celebration in honor of moving the health equity needle forward and in celebration of our founder, Melodie Narain-Blackwell.
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Location

Ritz Carlton, Georgetown

3100 South Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

Attire
Black Tie

Date & Time

Saturday, April 23, 2022

7:30pm 

Program

An inspiring program, including:

 

Opening Message

Donna Cryer, IBD Patient & Founder of Global Liver Institute

 

The Importance of Inclusive Research

Dr. Julia Liu, Chief of Gastroenterology, Morehouse School of Medicine

 

IBD Looks Like Me
Taylor Simpson, Crohn's Patient Leader & Owner of Taylor Simpson Artistry

 

Bid for a Star

 

Research Award Presentations

 

...and then

MelChella - 40th Birthday Celebration

 

Hors d’oeuvres and Dinner will be served, Premium Open Bar is included.

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We will be announcing our Research Award recipients, and sharing why your commitment to health equity will create better health outcomes for us all.

We can't do it alone,
we must do it together.
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Sponsorship Opportunities

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Diversifying science provides access to healthier outcomes.

Research Foundation Sponsor - $25,000 

• Award checks Presented with

"Your Name/Company" and Company LOGO 

• "Grants Made Possible By" on event materials 

• Recognition as a Research Foundation Sponsor 

• One preferred table for Ten (10) 

• Full-page ad in event program 

 

Research Pioneer - $12,000 

• Recognition as a Research Pioneer Sponsor 

• One preferred table for Ten (10)

• Full-page Ad in Event Program

 

Program Research Changemaker - $5,000 

• Recognition as a Research Changemaker Sponsor 

• Seating for Four (4)

• Half-page Ad in Event Program

 

Research Supporter - $3,000

• Recognition as a Research Supporter Sponsor 

• Seating for Two (2)

 

Diamond Sponsor - $1,000

• Recognition as a Diamond Sponsor 

 

Platinum Sponsor - $500

• Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor 

Gold Sponsor - $250

• Recognition as a Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor - $100

• Recognition as a Silver Sponsor

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RSVP

Attire
Venue
Covid-19
Black Tie

Ritz Carlton, Georgetown,
Washington, DC

Vaccination is Required for Attendance
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Accommodations

The Westin Georgetown
2350 M Street NW,
Washington DC 20037  
$229 / night