Reminiscences of Jill O'Donnell-Tormey : oral history, 2006.
|Creator: ||O'Donnell-Tormey, Jill||Project: ||Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 62 p. sound recordings: 2 CD-ROMS (102 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Post-doctoral fellowship at Rockefeller University, awarded fellowship with Cancer Research Institute [CRI]; became instructor in Department of Medicine at Cornell University Medical College; had two children, unsure of future career direction; accepted job at CRI as Director of Public Information, 1987; 1988 Atlantic Philanthropies [AP] for AIDS research; CRI and issue of AP's anonymous giving; AP's involvement in grantees' work; George M. Parker and relationship to CRI; impressions of Charles F. Feeney; development of pre-doctoral and clinical cancer immunology programs; 1997, 20 million dollar grant award; change in AP funding priorities; relationship to AP Australian grantees; Couran Cove; insight into AP grant making process.
Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.