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Preeclampsia Foundation Receives Grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation

Last Updated on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation has awarded a $9,000 grant to the Preeclampsia Foundation for a research study titled Preeclampsia and Cardiovascular Disease: Family Studies to Discover Causation or Correlation.

Through its global grants program, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building stronger families and communities around the globe. This year, the MDRT Foundation will award over $1 million in MDRT member-endorsed grants to more than 200 charitable organizations worldwide.


(From left) Representing the MDRT Foundation, Peter Zuras, CLU, presented a $9,000 grant to Preeclampsia Foundation representatives Alina Brewer, Dr. Kenneth Ward, Dr. Hilary Gammill, and Executive Director Eleni Tsigas at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Society for Reproductive Investigation in Orlando, Florida.

Representing the MDRT Foundation, Peter C. Zuras, CLU, ChCFC, will present this grant to The Preeclampsia Foundation at the 2017 annual meeting of The Society for Reproductive Investigation in Orlando, Florida.

The Preeclampsia Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports women impacted by preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. The MDRT Foundation grant will help fund medical research that will lay the foundation for comprehensive studies that determine if preeclampsia causes cardiovascular disease (CVD) or serves as a warning sign to predisposed risk of CVD. Answers will influence clinical care for women.

About MDRT:

Founded in 1927, the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of more than 49,500 of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 70 countries. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct, and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business. For more information, visit mdrt.org.  

About the MDRT Foundation:

The MDRT Foundation was created in 1959 to provide MDRT members with a means to give back to their communities. Since its inception, the Foundation has donated more than $30 million in more than 70 countries throughout the world and in all 50 U.S. states. These funds were raised by MDRT members and industry partners. For more information, visit mdrtfoundation.org.  


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