2017 Black & Red Committee

Pia Rosenberg Toro

Joanne Berger-Sweeney
Lisa Berman
Erin Concepción
Lori Flaks
Nicole Greenblatt
Ross Hollander
David Holmgren
Barry Kriesberg
Marcia & Alan Lazowski
Debbie Markowitz
Bobbi McNeil
Steven Neiditz
Reem Nouh
Anja & Eugene Rosenberg
William Thomson
Mickey Toro

Hartford HealtHcare Neuroscience Institute Leadership
Mark J. Alberts, MD

Physician-in-Chief, Hartford HealthCare Neuroscience Institute

Wendy Elberth

Vice President, Hartford HealthCare Neuroscience Institute

J. Antonelle de Marcaida, MD 
Marc D. Eisen, MD 
Brian M. Grosberg, MD
Lawrence P. Hudson, MD 
Brendan D. Killory, MD 
Jonathan A. Kost, MD 
Inam U. Kureshi, MD
Duarte G. Machado, MD 
Amre M. Nouh, MD 
Martin D. Ollenschleger, MD 
Francoise Roux, MD
Paul Schwartz, MD 
Natalya Thorveska, MD 
Andrew E. Wakefield, MD 


Hartford Hospital's
Black & Red


Hartford Hospital’s 26th annual Black & Red netted more than $1 million to benefit Hartford HealthCare’s Neuroscience Institute as more than 1,000 guests filled the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Saturday, January 28, for dining, dancing, and featured entertainment by Fitz & the Tantrums. Adding to the excitement of the night was the announcement of two transformational gifts benefiting the institute.     

Multi-million-dollar gifts from the Chase family and from Ramani and Louise Ayer will help to advance the institute’s goal of being a national destination for the highest-quality care for the full spectrum of neurological diseases.  The Chase gift will be recognized with the naming of the David and Rhoda Chase Family Movement Disorders Center. In recognition of the gift from Ramani and Louise Ayer, the Neuroscience Institute will be named the Ayer Neuroscience Institute. 

To see photos from the event, please visit photographer Brian Ambrose's website

Check back in the coming months for information on the 2018 Black & Red, benefitting the Heart & Vascular Institute!




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In-Kind Donors 
We would like to thank the following individuals and companies for contributing a portion or all services to the success of the 2017 Black & Red.


Outright Gifts

We would like to thank the following donors who made outright gifts to the Black & Red of $500 and above.

Atalaya Capital Management
Carla Burgess
CT Neurosurgery & Spine Associates 
Delta Dental of Connecticut, Inc. 
Linda Durst, MD 
Carol S. Garlick
Gynecology & Obstetrics,
A Division of Women's Health Connecticut
Henkel Corporation
Marcia and John Hincks
Rose and John Maljanian
David J. McQuade















































Stacy Nerenstone, MD 
and Mort Weinstein
Persante Health Care
Dr. Matthew and Susan Eisner Saidel
Dr. and Mrs. William Sardella
Paul and Melinda Sullivan
Mr. and Mrs. William B. Thomson
Wells Fargo