Phil Ford, donor Esther Jones, and Dr. Eliana Perrin walk through the lobby of the N.C. Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill after Thursday’s press conference 1.4 million gift to UNC Children's Hospital through a Charitable Remainder Unitrust, which will establish the Phil Ford Distinguished Professorship of Pediatrics. The pediatrics professorship will support the future NC Children's Center for Obesity Research and Prevention at UNC. Ford's Phil Ford Foundation has announced a partnership with NC Children's Hospital to establish this research center for obesity prevention at UNC.
Phil Ford, donor Esther Jones, and Dr. Eliana Perrin walk through the lobby of the N.C. Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill after Thursday’s press conference 1.4 million gift to UNC Children's Hospital through a Charitable Remainder Unitrust, which will establish the Phil Ford Distinguished Professorship of Pediatrics. The pediatrics professorship will support the future NC Children's Center for Obesity Research and Prevention at UNC. Ford's Phil Ford Foundation has announced a partnership with NC Children's Hospital to establish this research center for obesity prevention at UNC. hlynch@newsobserver.com
Phil Ford, donor Esther Jones, and Dr. Eliana Perrin walk through the lobby of the N.C. Children's Hospital in Chapel Hill after Thursday’s press conference 1.4 million gift to UNC Children's Hospital through a Charitable Remainder Unitrust, which will establish the Phil Ford Distinguished Professorship of Pediatrics. The pediatrics professorship will support the future NC Children's Center for Obesity Research and Prevention at UNC. Ford's Phil Ford Foundation has announced a partnership with NC Children's Hospital to establish this research center for obesity prevention at UNC. hlynch@newsobserver.com

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