Conference Room Dedication for W. Patrick Monaghan, PhD
December 12, 2023 - March 31, 2024
A dedication ceremony in honor of W. Patrick Monaghan, PhD, took place on December 12, 2023, at the Biomedical Research Institute (BRI) following the quarterly meeting of BRI’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Monaghan served on BRI’s voluntary Board from 1994 until his passing on September 24th, 2020. A U.S. Naval Commander and an accomplished immunologist, Dr. Monaghan was committed to biomedical research that advances public health and he devoted his academic career to mentoring the next generation of scientists. As a member of BRI’s Board, Dr. Monaghan oversaw the growth of the Institute’s biorepository and research and production laboratories.
Mary Gustafson, Dr. Monaghan’s wife, was in attendance for the commemoration which included the main conference room dedication, led by the current BRI Board Chair, Philip LoVerde, PhD.
BRI is grateful for Dr. Monaghan’s longstanding service and support of our mission to advance and conduct infectious diseases research.