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Medical Miracles Gala

2014 Honoree

2014 Medical Miracles Gala 

The 2014 Medical Miracles Gala honored San Antonio Police Officer Jonathan Esquivel on May 8, 2014 at the La Cantera HIll Country Resort. The event was a huge success and netted over $150,000!

Proceeds from the gala and silent auction benefit the University Health System Foundation projects and programs such as Nursing Scholarships, Burned Children's Fund and the Transplant Fund, just to name a few.

Thank you to all of our sponsors and volunteers for your continued support!

jeThe Long Run

2014 Medical Miracle Honoree
Officer Jonathan Esquivel

Two years ago, San Antonio Police Officer Jonathan Esquivel was seriously considering running a marathon. When he wasn't on the streets protecting our community or at home with his wife and two young sons, chances are you could find him at the gym or out for a run. He was 28, and in the best shape of his life.

Unfortunately, his best was no match for a pick-up truck traveling 50 miles per hour. Officer Esquivel was struck by a distracted driver while working a collision on Loop 410. The impact broke his neck, shattered his pelvis, crushed his ankle, damaged his brain and ruptured his bladder.

Instead of a long run, the endurance marathon he started that day was a challenge to survive, to remember, and to move.

Watch the video below to hear the rest of Officer Esquivel's remarkable story! 

For more information about the Medical Miracles Gala, contact January Vazquez at 210-358-9934.

2014 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor 

B+M

 zvl

Silver Sponsors

 CKF

valero

 

Bronze Sponors

BKD

esd

Frost

 Jacobs
Schindler Strasburger
 joint logo

Walker

Table Sponsors

Alterman, Inc.
Amegy Bank of Texas
Apartment Market Data
Bartlett Cocke General Contractors
Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, LLP
Carvajal Pharmacy
CentroMed
Chesney-Morales & Associates, Inc.
CommuniCare Health Centers
Community First Health Plans
Creative Civilization - An Aguilar/Girard Agency
Davidson Troilo Ream & Garza
Peggy & Darrell Deming and Chris & Scott Vasquez
HDR
Heart Vascular Institute
Home Intensive Care Pharmacy
ING
JQSA
Marmon Mok
Nix Health Care
Office Source LTD.
Presidio
Reyes Automotive Group

San Antonio Hispanic Police Officers Association
San Antonio Police Officers Association
Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., LLC
Shaw Contract Group
Siebert Brandford Shank & Co., LLC
Trauma Toy Chest
University Transplant Center
USAA
UT Kids/HeartGift San Antonio
UT Medicine San Antonio
UTHSCSA School of Medicine Dean's Office
UTHSCSA-Department of Emergency Medicine
UTHSCSA-Department of Neurology
UTHSCSA-Department of Neurosurgery
UTHSCSA-Department of Orthopaedics
UTHSCSA-Department of Psychiatry
UTHSCSA-Department of Radiology & Otolarynology
UTHSCSA-Department of Surgery
UTHSCSA-Division of Trauma & Emergency Surgery
WestEast Design Group
Workplace Resource, LLC

Friends of the Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. James Adams
Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD
Donand Yvonne Gonzales
Jane & Rick Lewis
Josh & Faith King
Joe and Jennifer McKinney
Morris & Dickson Co, LLC
Priti Mody-Bailey, MD
MultiLink Security
O'Connell Robertson
Patsy Pelton
Randal A. Otto, MD and Pamela M. Otto, MD
PARO Decision Support

Partners Wealth Management
Steven J. Pritchard
Janice Ricks & Les Paulick
Michelle Ryerson
San Antonio Medical Foundation
Lou & Nancy Scantland
Theresa Scepanski
Jean R. Setzer, Ph.D &Frank I. Moore, Ph.D.
David Spencer
OpTech Group
Karla & Judge Jeff Wentworth
Witte Museum
 

 

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