Anniversary Event

Vienna | July 10, 2017
George C Marshall Symposium

Join us for a panel discussion: 


  • Jennifer Kitt, Assistant Vice President for Development, Stanford University
  • Günter Lutschinger, CEO, Fundraising Verband Austria
  • Lloyd Minor, MD, Dean, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Peter Nagele, Dr. med., Austrian Scientists in North America (ASCINA)
  • Moderated by Eva Stanzl, Science and Research Editor, Wiener Zeitung

What: Panel Discussion
When: Monday, July 10, 2017, 6 p.m.
Where: AMERIKA HAUS, Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna


Jennifer Kitt, Assistant Vice President for Development, Stanford University, is the chief development officer for Stanford’s adult hospital and School of Medicine. Previously, she led the teams responsible for major gifts; campaign initiative strategy; planned giving; corporate and foundation relations; and prospect research, reporting and prospect management. During this time, the Medical Center Development office raised more than $1.7B as part of the Campaign for Stanford Medicine.

Günther Lutschinger, CEO, Fundraising Verband Austria, aims at building a better framework for foundations and non-profit organizations in Austria with the goal to create a more sustainable and vibrant “culture of giving.”  He is past president of the European Fundraising Association and in 2015 was elected board member to the Austrian Association of Charitable Foundations, which is based in Vienna.

Lloyd B. Minor, MD, is the Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. With his leadership, Stanford Medicine has established a strategic vision to lead the biomedical revolution in Precision Health, a fundamental shift to more proactive and personalized health care that empowers people to lead healthy lives.  In 2012, he was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Peter Nagele,, is a founding and long-term board member as well as past president (2008-2011) of ASCINA.  Since 2005 he has been working as an Anesthesiologist and clinical researcher at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, where he heads a research group.  Dr. Nagele is a graduate of the University of Innsbruck Medical School and received his special training at the Vienna General Hospital (AKH).  

Eva Stanzl is Science and Research Editor for the Austrian daily Wiener Zeitung.