Dr. Nicholas D’Amato, a Navy veteran, who served as Chief of Pathology at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, was a beloved founding member of the faculty in EVMS Pathology and Anatomy, joining EVMS in 1974. Dr. D’Amato was also the founding director of the EVMS History of Medicine division and authored a three-volume collection: Vignettes, A History of Medicine.
EVMS Pathology and Anatomy established The Nicholas A. D’Amato, MD, Memorial Lecture Fund in memory of Dr. D’Amato, who passed away on December 23, 2013. EVMS Pathology and Anatomy funded $25,000 to endow the lectureship at EVMS. The lectureship brings distinguished scholars to EVMS to present a lecture, or series of lectures, to physicians, residents, healthcare professionals and students on topics of interest to Dr. D’Amato including medical education, medical humanities, pathology and anatomy.
Please consider a memorial gift in honor of Dr. D’Amato and his commitment to healthcare and education. Gifts can be made online, by phone at 757.965.8500 or by mail at the address below. Please identify the fund name when making a gift – Nicholas A. D’Amato, MD Memorial Lecture Fund #2036. Please complete this form if you would like to make a pledge or multi-year gift.
Gifts sent by mail should be addressed to:Eastern Virginia Medical School
P.O. Box 5
Norfolk, VA 23501-0005