From left, Zea Borok, John H. Reith, Rohit Varma, Michael Gurevitch and Richard H. Zeiss are seen during a meeting with the Hastings Foundation board of directors, July 17 on the Health Sciences Campus. (Photo/Ricardo Carrasco III)

The Hasting Foundation’s board of directors recently met on the Health Sciences Campus, joined by Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC; Thomas Buchanan, MD, vice dean for research at the Keck School; and Zea Borok, MD, professor of medicine, Ralph Edgington Chair in Medicine, chief of the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at the Keck School and inaugural director of the Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research.

The Hastings Foundation is a longstanding supporter of pulmonary research at the Keck School, donating more than $33 million, including a recent $7.5 million gift to launch the Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research.