Kathy Coleman: Advancing cancer clinical trials at UH Seidman Cancer Center

“Les and I were so grateful for the care he received at Seidman Cancer Center and he enjoyed a greater quality of life through participating in the clinical trials program. My recent gift to UH honors Les’ lifelong commitment to advancing science and I am so excited to support the advancement of clinical trials, which will have a profound impact on patients today and for generations to come.”
- Kathy Coleman

Kathy ColemanKathleen A. Coleman, a generous supporter of University Hospitals and Chair of the UH Seidman Cancer Leadership Council, is dedicated to advancing cancer research and care at UH Seidman Cancer Center.  She recently strengthened her commitment to our patients through a gift of $7.5 million to advance cancer clinical trials at UH Seidman Cancer Center.

Kathy has made previous gifts of $3 million in honor of her late husband, Dr. Lester E. Coleman, bringing her lifetime giving to UH to $10.5 million. Dr. Coleman, a scientist and the former CEO of Lubrizol Corporation, was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer at age 69 and participated in a clinical trial at Seidman Cancer Center. Through her advocacy and personal support, as part of the Discover the Difference Campaign, Kathy is currently leading a $15 million campaign aimed at advancing cancer clinical trials.

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