Stowers Institute receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

The Stowers Institute’s commitment to the health of its employees and their families has been officially recognized with a CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation.

“As an organization dedicated to improving human health through basic research, the Stowers Institute for Medical Research is proud to have received CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation,” says David Chao, PhD, president and chief executive officer of the Stowers Institute. “We believe our efforts to improve human health begin with extending our mission to our employees by creating an environment that encourages a healthy lifestyle.”

The Stowers Institute was founded by James “Jim” E. Stowers Jr. and Virginia G. Stowers. Inspired by their personal experiences with cancer, the couple made it their mission to improve people’s lives through innovative approaches to the causes, treatment, and prevention of diseases, including cancer. The CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation proves that the Stowers’ commitment to eradicating disease is an internal, as well as external, commitment to health.