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The Peter and Judy Kovler Professorship in Breast Cancer Research

PETER KOVLER and JUDY LANSING KOVLER are chairman and president, respectively, of the Judy and Peter Blum Kovler Foundation. The foundation focuses its attention on biomedical research, historical memorials and museums, and the unmet needs of immigrants and the underserved. Peter Kovler serves as a member of the National Advisory Board of the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center and is a former chair of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Judy Kovler is chair of the Sibley Memorial Hospital Foundation Board where she has served since 2018, leading the philanthropic support for Sibley Memorial Hospital as part of Johns Hopkins in the National Capital Region. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. Judy was treated for breast cancer at Sibley Memorial Hospital in 2018. The Kovlers established the Peter and Judy Kovler Professorship in Breast Cancer Research in the Department of Pathology in honor of her treatment team and in recognition of the support for these and many other programs at Johns Hopkins Medicine.