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News and Events

Howard Milstein recognized by United Hospital Fund for his leadership and accomplishments in improving health care

The United Hospital Fund paid tribute to Howard P. Milstein, Arnold P. Gold, M.D., and Stephen Berger at its annual gala, held at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, recognizing their invaluable contributions aimed at improving health care in New York. Drawing a crowd of more than 550 health care, business, and community leaders, the event marked the…

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Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman proposes bail system reform at Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum

Calling New York’s bail system “a parody of justice,” New York State’s chief judge unveiled his proposals to reform the system at the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum. Judge Jonathan Lippman said he would institute new rules for setting bail, giving judges more leeway to adjust bail and lower or even waive it if the…

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New York Blood Center announces new collaboration to foster groundbreaking advancements in regenerative medicine

The Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation and New York Blood Center (NYBC) today announced a further expansion of their collaborative efforts to advance the use of specialized stem cell lines in regenerative medicine. In August, NYBC announced a partnership with the University of California (Davis) Health System to manufacture specialized lines of stem cells as…

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New York City Fire Department’s 150th anniversary is celebrated at Emigrant Savings Bank headquarters

The New York City Fire Department’s (FDNY) 150 years of service to the city was celebrated at the Kneeling Fireman statue outside Emigrant Savings Bank headquarters. Emigrant Savings Bank Chairman Howard Milstein presided over the ceremony at which a plaque commemorating the anniversary was unveiled. Also participating were Commissioner Daniel Nigro and Cardinal Timothy Dolan,…

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New York Building Congress recognizes Howard Milstein with Leadership Award

Nearly 1,100 men and women from the design, construction, and real estate community gathered at the New York Building Congress Leadership Awards Luncheon to pay tribute to industry leaders, including Howard P. Milstein, who received the 94th Anniversary Leadership Award. The event took place on May 13, 2015. Howard Hughes Corporation CEO David Weinreb was…

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Howard Milstein Joins Board of National Committee on United States-China Relations

Howard Milstein was elected to the Board of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and joins a distinguished group of global leaders from business, academia, government, research institutions and the legal sector. Howard’s interests in U.S.-China relations include breakthrough business and philanthropic initiatives. The Committee is a nonprofit educational organization that encourages understanding of…

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American Skin Association holds 28th Annual Spring Gala

American Skin Association (ASA) celebrated 28 years of funding research and educating youth on skin health and honored three outstanding individuals for their contributions to the cause at the organization’s Spring Gala. The event raised over $750,000 for medical research and education. Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of ASA, said: “Tonight, we celebrate another very successful…

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Citizen’s Crime Commission Events: Spring 2015

The Citizen’s Crime Commission recently presented two programs on policing in the United Kingdom as part of the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum. London Deputy Mayor Stephen Greenhalgh, head of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, discussed crime prevention on February 12, 2015, and on March 20, George Hamilton, Chief Constable of the Police…

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New York Blood Center and FDNY Honor Bone Marrow Donors

On the 11th anniversary of Honor Roll of Life, FDNY firefighter who donated bone marrow meets combat veteran recipient for the first time Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of New York Blood Center (NYBC)’s Board of Trustees; Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro; and Christopher D. Hillyer, M.D., President and CEO of NYBC, joined to add the…

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Milstein Commission Releases Report on Creating Middle-Class Jobs Through Entrepreneurship

The University of Virginia’s Miller Center released a report on Wednesday proposing five innovative, nonpartisan and actionable ideas to help create middle-class jobs by maximizing the resources available to entrepreneurs. The report is the work of the Miller Center’s Milstein Symposium Commission on Entrepreneurship and Middle-Class Jobs, led by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and…

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