The foundation is named after Mike Slive – a former SEC commissioner and a survivor of prostate cancer.
“My life was saved by cutting-edge prostate cancer research. Now, I have the opportunity to give back and help save other lives through the foundation,” Slive said. “No one should die from prostate cancer.”
Ed Meyerson is a local attorney who founded the organization, and he had seen both his father and his friend Slive battle the disease.
Read the full story at the Birmingham Business Journal.
The Mike Slive Foundation endeavors to become a global leader in the fight to eradicate prostate cancer through public awareness and research funding in memory of Mike Slive, a transformative leader whose vision and direction revolutionized the business of collegiate sports.
The Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research was founded in Birmingham, Alabama, by attorney Ed Meyerson and former SEC and Conference USA Commissioner Mike Slive. Composed of local business, medical and political leaders, the Foundation’s mission is to save lives by funding cutting-edge research and by raising awareness of prostate cancer. The Mike Slive Foundation is a new weapon in the fight against prostate cancer. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @MikeSliveFdn.
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