The Kelly West Society

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The Kelly West Society

Members of the Kelly West Society and other friends at our 2014 Fall Open House

The Kelly West Society honors donors who have been a driving force behind the breakthroughs at Harold Hamm Diabetes Center through substantial gifts and commitments.

The society is named for Dr. Kelly M. West (1925-1980), an esteemed researcher at the University of Oklahoma who is widely regarded internationally as the “father of diabetes epidemiology.” Dr. West’s passion to understand diabetes lives on in the thoughtful and innovative research, patient care, and prevention programs supported by members of the Kelly West Society. Learn more about Dr. West and his work.

FOUNDERS (Contributions of $1 million and more)
Cherokee Nation
Chickasaw Nation
Children’s Hospital Foundation
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Continental Resources, Inc.
George Kaiser Family Foundation
Harold Hamm
Hille Family Charitable Foundation
The Meinders Foundation
Paul H. and Doris Eaton Travis
The University of Oklahoma

BENEFACTORS (Contributions of $500,000 to $999,999)
The Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation
Mr. Henry Zarrow

PATRONS (Contributions of $100,000 to $499,999)
Alliance Resource Partners, LP
The Anschutz Foundation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
David and Molly Shi Boren
Britani Talley Bowman and Paul E. Bowman
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation
Journey of Hopes and Dreams Foundation
MidFirst Bank
National American Insurance Company
Presbyterian Health Foundation
John Schmitz
William K. Warren Foundation

PARTNERS (Contributions of $50,000 to $99,999)
Bobby and Brenda Alexander
Cyclone Drilling, Inc.
Devon Energy Corporation
Enable Midstream Partners
Gungoll, Jackson, Box & Devoll, P.C.
JEH Investments
Linda Johnson
Brent LaGere
Gant and Shelly Lambertz
Le Norman Operating LLC
Mathis Brothers Furniture
Mary Gaylord McClean
Amy and Malone Mitchell 3rd
Berry and Regina Mullennix
Schlumberger Technology Corp.
Sigma Phi Epsilon Oklahoma Beta Chapter
WellPro, Inc.
Whitten Burrage Law Firm
WPX Energy

SUPPORTERS (Contributions of $20,000 to $49,999)
Ardmore Institute of Health
BancFirst/Rainbolt Family
Louise and Clay Bennett
Pete and Barbara Brown
Jackie Cooper
Deana Ann Cunningham
Dobson Family Foundation
Jay H. Frankel
Mrs. Henry Freede
Grand Chapter of Oklahoma, Order of the Eastern Star
Howard Family Charitable Foundation
Jackfork Land, Inc.
JMA Energy Company
Doug Lawler
Manhattan Construction Company
Lon and Firooza McCain
John and Darlene McNabb
Herman and LaDonna Meinders
New Venture Fund
Northern Trust
Plaster & Wald Consulting Corporation
RedSky Land, LLC
William D. Sinclair
Smiths Medical MD, Inc.
Textron Aviation, Inc.
University Hospitals Authority & Trust
Valir Health, LLC
Estate of Nathanial Waters

This list updated February 2018.

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