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HSS 36th Tribute Dinner

Monday, June 3, 2019

American Museum of Natural History
6:15pm Reception
7:15pm Dinner
Festive Attire

Hospital for Special Surgery’s 36th Tribute Dinner will be held on Monday evening, June 3, 2019, at the American Museum of Natural History. This year’s gala will be hosted Al Roker, Weatherman and Co-Host of NBC's Today Show and CEO of Al Roker Entertainment. We are pleased to welcome Steve Tisch, Academy Award-winning producer, partner at Escape Artists Productions and Chairman & Co-Owner for the New York Giants, as our guest of honor. The 2019 Lifetime Achievement award with be presented to Jonathan T. Deland, MD, Chief Emeritus of the Foot and Ankle Service and Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at HSS.

The HSS 36th Tribute Dinner promises to be an exciting evening shared with many longtime friends, distinguished medical staff, civic leaders, celebrities and prominent sports figures, who join to celebrate the mobility restored by HSS. Funds raised through the Tribute Dinner are vital to helping HSS in its mission of improving the mobility and quality of life for people now, and for decades to come. All at HSS thank you in advance for your generosity and look forward to welcoming you on June 3rd.

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Steve Tisch
Partner at Escape Artists Productions and Chairman & Co-Owner for the New York Giants
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Jonathan T. Deland, MD
Lifetime Achievement Award
Chief Emeritus, Foot and Ankle Service
Attending Orthopedic Surgeon 
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College
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Al Roker
Weatherman and Co-Host of NBC's Today Show
CEO of Al Roker Entertainment
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Saquon Barkley
Special Guest
Running Back, New York Giants

Dinner Co-Chairs

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Kathy Leventhal
HSS Trustee
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Ellen Wright
HSS Trustee

Dinner Vice-Chairs

Cynthia and Bernard Curry
Allison and Warren Kanders
Charles Koch, Koch Industries, Inc.
Kathy and Richard Leventhal
Amanda and Thomas Lister
Wendy and Ian Sacks
Jonathan Sobel & Marcia Dunn, MD
Dana Norris and Steve Tisch


Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management
East River Medical Associates, P.C.
Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz
Alice and Jon Flint
Giammaria and Sabrina Giuliani
New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Herbert Black
Kathryn and Kenneth Chenault
Emme and Jonathan Deland
Julietta and Wail Khoury
Rebecca and Sacha Lainovic
Laurie and Pierre Lapeyre
Shelly and Tony Malkin
New York Football Giants
Polly and Terry O'Toole
Drs. Hollis and William Potter
Susan and Elihu Rose
Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Steel
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch
Laurie M. Tisch
Theodora Deland Walton and William H. Walton III
Ann Jackson and Kendrick R. Wilson III
Ellen and Joe Wright