$2 Million Gift Establishes the Sanghvi Endowed Chair in Cardiac Imaging at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine


With a $2 million gift from Vijay Sanghvi, MD, the Drs. Vijay and Khushman Sanghvi Endowed Chair in Cardiac Imaging (the Sanghvi Chair) has been created to support a faculty member who is dedicated to the advanced cardiac imaging program at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. He is the first American of Asian Indian origin to endow a chair position at the University of Cincinnati.

Thomas Boat, MD, Christian R. Holmes Professor, dean of the UC College of Medicine and UC vice president for health affairs, says the college, the division of cardiovascular health and disease in the department of internal medicine and UC Medical Center are honored by Sanghvi’s gift and pleased to have an endowed chair in his name at the college. "Dr. Sanghvi is a distinguished cardiologist not only at UC but also in the community and beyond,” he says. "We are so proud that he is part of our faculty. His generous gift will ensure that the cardiac imaging program at UC will continue to grow and be successful in years to come.”

Dr. Vijay Sanghvi made a donation of $100000 to UC for Dr. Khushman Sanghvi memorial lecture in Mind Body Interface in Health and Healing. This will occur once a year.

Dr. Vijay Sanghvi made a donation of $30000 to Jhankar for the promotion of Indian classical music and dance. Jhankar is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Indian Classical Music, helps with inviting world renowned musicians and dancers to the greater Cincinnati area.

Ankur is most proud to have Dr. Vijay Sanghvi, a renowned cardiologist, magnanimous philanthropist and dynamic person as part of our community. Ankur Gujarati Samaj is nonprofit organization that promotes Indian culture through a vibrant member body. Ankur brings variety of social, religious and charitable events and activities such as Yoga, Bridge, monthly charity lunches, Indian festivals and much more to the greater Cincinnati area. Ankur committee and community extend hearty congratulations and best wishes for continued success to Dr. Vijay Sanghvi.

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