Cancer Center Founder William Shingleton Remembered; Four DCI Supporters Honored
On October 13, 2022, members of the Shingleton Society gathered at the Shingleton Society Dinner to hear from Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) researchers and physicians and to honor this year's Shingleton awardees for their outstanding generosity and service in advancing the fight against cancer.
This year's awardees are:
- The William W. Shingleton Award (the DCI's highest volunter honor): Leslie Ann Graves
- The Shingleton Award for Community Partnership: Clayton Homes of Oxford
- The Shingleton Award for Caregiver Partnership: Dan George, MD
- The Shingleton Award for Distinguished Service: The Menges Family and the I'm Not Done Yet Foundation
Learn more about the awardees in the videos linked above and at right.
Georgia Beasley, MD, co-director of the Duke Melanoma Program, gave the keynote presentation, and members also heard an update from DCI Executive Director Michael Kastan, MD, PhD.
In addition, this year's dinner featured a video tribute to William Warner Shingleton, MD, the founding director of Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center (now Duke Cancer Institute).
Learn More About the Shingleton Society
For more information or to apply for membership, please contact Sharon White, Senior Director of Leadership Annual Giving, at 984.227.1410. The Shingleton Society honors those who, during a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30), have made a gift of $1,000 or more to Duke Cancer Institute. The Shingleton Society pays tribute to William W. Shingleton, MD, the founding director of Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, now known as Duke Cancer Institute.
2022 Shingleton Awardees
Clayton Homes of Oxford
Dan George, MD
The Menges Family and the I'm Not Done Yet Foundation