Child Mind Institute’s 2017 Child Advocacy Award Dinner Raises More than $7 Million to Support Innovative Clinical Care, Groundbreaking Research, and Financial Aid
Evening Honored Joseph Healey and Dr. Tony Earls
NEW YORK, NY – The Child Mind Institute held its 2017 Child Advocacy Award Dinner last night to honor those who have gone above and beyond to help children with mental health disorders. The event, at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan, honored Joseph Healey, Co-Founder of HealthCor Management L.P. and HealthCor Partners Management L.P., with the 2017 Child Advocacy Award. Dr. Tony Earls, Professor of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, received the Sarah Gund Prize for Research and Mentorship in Child Mental Health. More than $7 million – a new record for this event — was raised to support the Child Mind Institute’s innovative clinical services and research, and also to support its Financial Aid Fund to help parents in need.
ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos served as the emcee for the event.
About the Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain, and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we’re helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry. Learn more at childmind.org.