The Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) will honor one of its founding members, Dr. Edgar M. Housepian, at a gala banquet in Manhattan on January 15, 2010. The event also will mark FAR’s 20th anniversary. His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, will preside.

Dr. Housepian, a renowned neurosurgeon and professor, will be recognized for his many contributions to medicine, and for his involvement in the relief and medical efforts in Armenia. Click here to read more about Dr. Housepian’s work.

Dr. Edgar Housepian

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