Awards & Recognition

Couple honors Dr. David Mutch with gift for distinguished professorship

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Elizabeth Mannen Berges and Jim Berges are longtime supporters of Washington University and Siteman Cancer Center. Their previous gifts have funded cancer research and nursing education, among other areas. (Photo: Suzy Gorman)

Endowment will support leader in gynecologic oncology

Financial adviser Elizabeth Mannen Berges lives each day with heightened gratitude for the basic components of a meaningful life—fulfilling work, caring relationships, and a sense of purpose. A five-time cancer survivor who was first diagnosed at age 26, she is deeply aware that exceptional health care has played a vital role in her ability to attain this life….