MD Anderson 75th Anniversary Gala
On Thursday, November 10, 2016, MD Anderson held its Diamond 75th Anniversary Gala celebrating seventy-five years of making cancer history on Fannin Street and Holcombe Boulevard – Texas Medical Center. The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education of undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public. Masters of Ceremonies were Bob Schieffer and Gerald McRaney, and many distinguished guests included: Joe Biden (Vice President of the United States) who gave Remarks, James A. Baker III (Former Secretary of State), William McRaven (The University of Texas System Chancellor), Yolanda Adams (Grammy Award-Winning Musician) and Houston Celebration Chorus directed by Ernest Walker, Ronald A. DePinho, M.D. (MD Anderson President), Reba McEntire (Singer, Actress), and Houston Children’s Chorus.