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Charitable Giving

University of Maryland Neurosurgery has a history of pushing the leading edge of research and treatment. Your support helps accelerate scientific discovery and advances these clinical breakthroughs. This has included FDA approval for new neurosurgical devices and clinical translation of research from the laboratory to the point of pharmaceutical investment. Ongoing efforts in the Department offer great promise to improve the care of patients with many neurological diseases, including brain tumors, stroke, spine, and traumatic brain injury. The Department of Neurosurgery has consistently been ranked as one of the top 15 programs in the United States for NIH funding, which is a testament to the quality of research and ongoing innovation within the Neurosurgery Department.

Please consider joining us on this journey and please accept our deepest gratitude in advance. 



Ways to Give

Transformative medicine depends on visionary philanthropy. The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is supported by its philanthropic partners through a number of ways including current-use gifts for disease-based research projects; gifts to establish endowed funds; planned gifts and bequests; and gifts from charitable foundations.

Please contact Danielle DeVeau Crawford, CFRE, Director of Development, Neurosciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, for more information on how to become involved: 

How to Make a Gift

Our philanthropic partners make gifts to the Department of Neurosurgery with many kinds of assets. Options include cash, checks, reoccurring credit card payments, gifts of stock, securities, and other assets.

Every gift matters. Your generosity and support—at whatever amount—is critical to our mission and is greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your philanthropic investment and for joining our team of innovators to bring forth new ground-breaking treatments for neurological conditions.

Give Online

To make a gift online, please complete our secure giving form.

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Over the Phone

To speak with someone directly about making a gift, please call (410) 706-5269


Send a check made payable to: University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Office of Philanthropy Operations
220 Arch Street, 13th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

*In the memo line or note enclosed, be sure to include that the donation is in support of the Department of Neurosurgery or the physician’s name.

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 Department Chair

Dr. Graeme Woodworth

Graeme F. Woodworth, MD, FACS
Howard M. Eisenberg Distinguished Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery; Director of the Maryland Brain Tumor Treatment and Research Center; Director of the Translational Therapeutics Research Group (TTRG) 

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Contact For More Information:

Danielle DeVeau Crawford, CFRE - Director of Development, Neurosciences at