Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2012
Mark Levinson, shareholder with international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, will receive the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award at its annual Black and White Ball in Beverly Hills on June 2.
Honored for his professional and philanthropic work with National Jewish Health, Levinson shares this year’s award with co-recipient Carlos L. Chacon, senior vice president in Commercial and Credit Administration for Union Bank.
“I am deeply humbled by this honor and share it with the hundreds of health care workers, doctors and researchers at National Jewish Health who work every day to help patients who are struggling with respiratory-related illnesses,” said Levinson. “This issue is close to my heart, and I look forward to continuing my involvement and supporting in any way I can the great strides, advances and treatment options that National Jewish Health is making for patients around the world.”
Levinson has been involved with National Jewish Health since 2011. Greenberg Traurig has been a longtime supporter of National Jewish Health in other locations across the country.
Based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, Levinson practices in the areas of corporate, securities, real estate and finance matters with an emphasis in municipal finance. Levinson is a community leader and serves on several charitable and industry boards, including the Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Hospital; Chairman’s Circle of the Los Angeles Business Council; Second Vice President on the Executive Board of New West Symphony; and the Global Transactions Economic Network (GTEN).
For more than 50 years, supporters of National Jewish Health, a Denver-based hospital, have gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate the institution’s work and share its mission in California. National Jewish Health is ranked the number one respiratory hospital in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. It treats patients from across the U.S. and around the world, including 700 patients from California in the last three years. It remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders.
National Jewish Health is known worldwide for treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders. Since 1998, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health the number one respiratory hospital in the nation, according to the organization.
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