Groundbreaking ceremony for research hub on medical campus

Groundbreaking to announce construction of the new BJC Institute of Health at Washington University, supported by a $30 million gift from BJC HealthCare. Scheduled for completion in December 2009, the building will be the largest ever constructed on the campus of Washington University School of Medicine. It will also be the home base for BioMed 21 — the university’s innovative research initiative designed to speed scientific discovery and rapidly apply breakthroughs to patient care.


Larry J. Shapiro, M.D. (Master of Ceremonies)
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs
Dean, Washington University School of Medicine

Mark S. Wrighton
Chancellor, Washington University in St. Louis

Steven H. Lipstein
President and Chief Executive Officer, BJC HealthCare

Paul J. McKee Jr.
Board Chair, BJC HealthCare


11 a.m., Tuesday, October 30


Corner of Euclid Ave. and Children’s Place, St. Louis, MO