Save the Date

May 7, 2018
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library
honoring Linda P. Fried, MD, MPH
and Craig R. Smith, MD

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Dr. Linda P. Fried

Dr. Linda Fried

Dean of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Dr. Craig Smith

Dr. Craig Smith

Surgeon-in-Chief and Chair, Department of Surgery, 

New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gala Sponsors and Leadership


Co-Chairs: Lois Freedman and Andrew Jenkins

David Amram

Dick Cavett & Mary Rogers

Ron Claiborne

Edwards Lifesciences


Marc Freedman

Max Gomez

Ellen Jenkins

Phyllis Mailman

Mount Sinai – St. Luke’s

NewYork Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Herbert Pardes

Bonnie Raitt

UnitedHealth Group

Jeremy Wladis & Paula Seefeldt



    Toasting 2017 Gala
    Performances 2017
    Peter Yarrow and Irene Filo 2017
    Dr. Herbert Pardes and Brian Lehrer In addition to musicial celebrations, the 2016 Gala included an in-depth interview of its honoree by Brian Lehrer.
    Maria Bartiromo Television journalist, magazine columnist, and author introduces Dr. Pardes at 2016 Gala  
    Low Memorial Library at Columbia University 2017 & 2016 Event Venue
    Dick Cavett setting the stage for David Amram's LiLY Legacies 2015 Award. With MC, Adam Phillips.
    S. Epatha Merkerson and Whoopi Goldberg present LiLY’s Legacies 2014 Award to Geoffrey Holder.
    Phyllicia Rashad, Geoffrey Holder, Editor in Chief of AARP’s Magazine Nancy Perry Graham, and LiLY founder Irene Zola, all share a moment at the 2013 Legacies Gala.
    Arthur McGee is presented with the Legacies 2010 Award by Cicely Tyson.