Development and Community Relations
Making a charitable gift to Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is an important and very personal decision. The satisfaction of giving comes with knowing that you are investing in the lives of future health professionals and in the lives of those who are researching new solutions to health care needs.

Development News

Scholarship Recipients

Lauren Kuta

Lauren Kuta

Top Secret clearance. Routing CIA messages. Cryptographic equipment. It all sounds like something out of the next Mission Impossible movie, but it’s not. It is straight out of the life of Lauren Kuta, College of Pharmacy student. Read more...

Ansgar Olsen

Ansgar Olsen

Diabetes affects 246 million people worldwide, including 23.6 million in the United States alone. Zebrafish, a small guppy-like fish from southeast Asia, can regenerate nearly all its body parts. Read more...

Charmi Shah

Charmi Shah

Neither the study nor the practice of medicine are solitary endeavors. Charmi Shah has known from day one that she will be part of a medical team that works together to care for its patients. Read more...

Planned Giving

Dr. Morningstar IPEC building Supporting the Next Century

Planned gifts, such as bequests, living trusts, or life insurance, can have a lasting impact on Rosalind Franklin University’s future. Read more... 

Community Relations News

 Kids 1st

Kids 1st: 20 Years of Helping Children

On August 1, the Kids 1st Health Fair reached its 20th year of providing free health screenings to local families. Rosalind Franklin University has been an early supporter of this event and has worked in partnership with the Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center and the United Way of Lake County to offer these critical services.  Read more...
 Thomas Friedman

Friedman Visits Campus

To better understand the challenges in education today, Rosalind Franklin University is co-hosting a speaker series on the state of education in America and its effect on global competitiveness and human potential. Read more... 

Inspiring Students in Our Local Communities

As Latino youth pursue higher education, they face several challenges, including financial cost and the lack of role models. Read more... 


Tina M. Erickson
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Room 1.325
Office: 847-578-8589

Shella Blue
Director of Foundation and Grant Relations
Room 1.261 - BSB
Office: 847-578-8807

Christine M. López, B.A., M.Ed.
Executive Director of Community Relations and Stewardship
Room 1.325 - BSB
Office: 847-578-8786

Elizabeth Mayer
Director of Donor Relations
Room 1.274 - BSB
Office: 847-578-3223

Jesus Ruiz
Community Relations and Special Projects Officer
Room 1.261 - BSB
Office: 847-578-8785                         

Mark Russell
Director of Annual Giving
Room 1.276 - BSB
Office: 847-578-8340

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