The Novick Cardiac Alliance
Honors Friend & Humanitarian
Brigid Scanlan Eiynck
Last year, Novick Cardiac Alliance lost Brigid Scanlan Eiynck, one of our greatest friends and supporters. Because of Brigid’s remarkable contribution to our work across three decades, NCA would like to express our gratitude and memorialize Brigid throughout 2019.
“Brigid was without a doubt one of my earliest supporters. She was a committed friend and timeless donor of cardiac surgical equipment, until just 3 or 4 weeks before she passed,” explains Dr. William Novick, NCA's Founder & CEO. “She was kind-hearted, jovial, always happy, and always looking for a way to help you help those who were less fortunate.”
NCA invites you to learn more about Brigid in a story from the Star Tribune.
Brigid (Ann) Scanlan Eiynck
1951 - 2018
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extra years of schooling per child
extra lifetime earnings
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Our Founder, Dr. Novick is a pediatric cardiac surgeon and a professor of international child health. Leading medical teams to treat children with heart disease for more than 20 years; his passion for changing lives and providing hope for families inspires and motivates.
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