Our Donor Relations Team manages the relationship between researchers (or research groups) and donors. HMRI’s Donor Relations Team can help to:
From cancer to cardiovascular disease, asthma to premature birth, immunology to mental health, health behaviour to stroke – researchers affiliated with the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) are making significant discoveries in areas that affect our physical and emotional well-being.
As an affiliated researcher, you can access HMRI grants and funding.
HMRI funding is a catalyst for success in obtaining highly competitive government and industry funding.
The HMRI Marketing-Communications Team assists researchers to build the profile of their work by promoting: research outcomes, achievements, fundraising activities, volunteer/recruitment opportunities and community engagement initiatives.
Professor Saunders was appointed to the HMRI Board in October 2004 in his capacity as Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Newcastle, serving until his retirement from the university in October 2011.
Few could have predicted the influence Mr Kennedy’s leadership would have over HMRI’s future when he was appointed Foundation Chair in 2006. One of his first tasks was to establish a Strategic Funding Committee that set ambitious fundraising targets to put HMRI on a solid growth trajectory.
A member of the HMRI Foundation from 1998 to April 2013, Mr Anicich was instrumental in attracting new donors to HMRI, including the long-term association with the Sparke Helmore / NBN Triathlon.
As an inaugural member of the HMRI Foundation, Ms Walkom leveraged her extensive networks to increase the donor base and awareness of the institute.