Faces of Resilience supports the continued growth and improvement of Stress, Trauma And Resilience (STAR) clinical services for patients suffering from the effects of trauma and associated mental illness.
With your help, we will continue our mission to provide education, conduct research and improve lives by delivering high-quality patient-centered care for those in need.

The 2018 STAR Award will be presented to Holly Kastan, co-founder of The STAR Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. This annual award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the trauma and mental health fields.

2018 Faces of Resilience

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Marriott Columbus University Area
Franklin Ballroom
6:15 P.M. Reception
7:00 P.M. Program Begins
Business Attire Requested

For more information about this year's event, please contact Ashley Papenbrock at Ashley.Papenbrock@osumc.edu or 614-366-2293.


Special Thanks


Premier STAR Sponsors


George Kontogiannis

Nancy Jeffrey

L Brands

Lee Shackelford, MD


Stellar STAR Sponsors


The Burgdoerfer Family

Barbara Rayden

Barbara and Al Siemer – Siemer Family Foundation



STAR Leadership Development Committee

Delaney A. Burgdoerfer, Co-Chair

Francie B. Henry, Co-Chair

Irene Adams

Theodore Adams

Susie Horvath

Holly S. Kastan

George Kontogiannis

Kurt Malkoff, PhD

Sara Mershad

Barbara Rayden

Lee Shackelford, MD

Patricia Shorr

Elizabeth Siemer



How you can help
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The Office of Wexner Medical Center Development
P.O. Box 183112
660 Ackerman Road
Columbus, OH 43218-3112