Kelsey Research Foundation Scores at 24th Annual Golf Classic
Funds raised benefits patient education and research programs
Houston (June 1, 2018) - On May 21, Kelsey Research Foundation scored a hole in one at its 24th Annual Golf Classic, raising $225,000 for patient programs and medical research. The event was held for the first time at The Golf Trails at The Woodlands where more than 225 golfers hit the links and competed for team and individual awards.
Funds raised through the Annual Golf Classic benefit Kelsey Research Foundation, the non-profit research affiliate of Houston’s largest community-based multispecialty physician group, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic.
“The golf tournament is the Foundation’s largest fundraiser and supports innovative research and patient education programs that benefit the community,” said Ashley Alexander, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kelsey Research Foundation. “The outstanding results at this year’s tournament are a direct result of our generous sponsors, volunteers, and golfers who attended the event. We would like to especially thank Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and Gamma Construction for their longtime support as presenting sponsors of the event.”
Current foundation priorities include the use of fecal microbiota transplantation to restore the intestinal microbiota of people with conditions associated with a loss of gut diversity, or dysbiosis, as well as cancer care and cancer survivorship support, epilepsy, and digestive diseases.
About the Kelsey Research Foundation
Kelsey Research Foundation (KRF) was founded in 1956 by the Kelsey brothers – Mavis Kelsey, M.D. and John Kelsey, M.D. KRF is a 501(c) (3) non-profit whose mission is to improve the quality of patient care and health outcomes through research and education. To achieve this, KRF collaborates with other leading research, education, and healthcare organizations locally and nationally to improve the health of our community and the quality of patient care, assist people in making more informed decisions about their health and lead healthier lives, and provide research and patient education opportunities that help people make more informed healthcare decisions. KRF organizes and facilitates collaborative research between Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and institutions of the Texas Medical Center.