ALTON, IL–OSF Saint Anthony’s Foundation has announced the establishment of the Dr. Sadiq Mohyuddin, Mrs. Talat Gul Mohyuddin and Dr. Yusuf Mohyuddin Endowment to promote and enhance pulmonary medicine at OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center in Alton. The endowment has been initiated with $30,000 in seed money.
The endowment is designed to increase awareness and prevention of pulmonary diseases, as well as support technological advancements in respiratory services at OSF Saint Anthony’s, according to a press release. We are truly honored to receive a very generous financial gift from Dr. Sadiq Mohyuddin, Mrs. Mohyuddin and Dr. Yusuf Mohyuddin,” says Ajay Pathak, President of OSF Saint Anthony’s. “Their passion for this community is obvious through their many years of support of our hospitals, the patients and our Sisters here in Alton.”
Dr. Sadiq Mohyuddin has been on the medical staff for over 44 years; Dr. Yusuf Mohyuddin joined Saint Anthony’s Physician Group in 2007. “As a physician with a special interest in pulmonary medicine, Dr. Mohyuddin understands the impact of respiratory diseases, like COPD, asthma, emphysema, asbestosis, pneumonia and lung cancer. This endowment will support our pulmonary lab and outreach efforts in the community and for that we are extremely grateful,” adds Ajay.