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Madden Steps Down as Development Head
Patrick MaddenPatrick Madden, associate dean for development at the medical school since 2002, has accepted a position as executive director of development for the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Over the past six years Madden was responsible for dramatically expanding the office of development, resulting in significant increases in philanthropic revenues each year and the successful completion of a $200 million capital campaign.

“This was an exceptionally difficult decision for me and very personal,” Madden says. “I hold this institution very near and dear to my heart—its mission and all the people. But this unique opportunity arose whereby I can now give back to
my faith.”

Recruited to the medical school from the University of Maryland University College, Madden eagerly worked to realize SOM dean Donald E. Wilson’s goal of raising $200 million in private philanthropy to coincide with the school’s bicentennial anniversary. In order to achieve the campaign goals and to position the institution for future successes, Madden recognized the critical role that alumni would play. “I will truly miss the great relationship that I have forged with Larry Pitrof and the Medical Alumni Association. The alumni here stay actively involved, and their efforts make a profound difference,” offers Madden.

Madden designated resources and staff for stewardship and development communications, penetrated the expanding base of grateful patients, and worked with faculty and staff to foster a greater culture of philanthropy. “Pat’s legacy is the sound infrastructure he leaves to this institution and his successors,” says interim associate dean and longtime colleague, Dennis Narango.

Upon Madden’s arrival at the medical school, there were only four professionals in place and modest emphasis placed upon philanthropy. “We added some exceptional professionals, and our efforts have started to impact the institution’s mission areas in exciting ways,” Madden concludes. “I am honored to have led the development efforts throughout the past six years, and I anticipate similarly exciting challenges in my new position with the Archdiocese.”
Segals Establish Neurology Professorship

Clair Zamoiski Segal and Thomas H. Segal are known to many for their devotion to the arts and their advocacy in healthcare. Because of their passion to fight Parkinson’s disease and their desire to identify the best possible treatment for those impacted, they chose to establish an endowed professorship bearing their names. This extraordinary gift recognizes the expertise and commitment of the physicians within the department of neurology and also highlights the accomplishments of one of the school’s premier movement disorders experts, Stephen Reich, MD.

Through their commitment and leadership, Reich will be inducted as the inaugural Clair Zamoiski Segal and Thomas H. Segal Professor in Parkinson’s Disease. Reich, who joined the faculty in 2002, is nationally recognized for his exemplary service to patients, his excellence as a clinical researcher, and for the integral role he has played in the education of medical students and neurology residents. The Department of Neurology is at the forefront of discovery in the battle to conquer a wide variety of neurological disorders and is one of the top 10 programs nationwide in research funding for a variety of neurological diseases. The Maryland Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center offers comprehensive and expert diagnostic, medical, surgical and rehabilitative services for patients with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders.

“We are profoundly grateful to the Segals for their generosity and leadership,” says William J. Weiner, MD, professor and chairman of the department of neurology. “This professorship will enable our most skilled experts to take advantage of those areas where need and opportunity are greatest, both now and for generations to come.”

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