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Mrs. Bobst was president of The Elmer and Mamdouha Bobst Foundation. As an able partner to her late husband, Elmer, Mrs. Bobst ensured that his legacy lived on through her work with the foundation. She was Honorary Life Trustee to The American Cancer Society (National); Board of Overseers Emeriti at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; member of the President's Council of American University of Beirut; and vice chairman of the Bobst Hospital at the Animal Medical Center.The Bobst Foundation donated the Library at New York University, and Mrs. Bobst created the Mamadouha S. Bobst Gallery for the Treasures of New York University in the lobby of the Library and also founded the Mamadouha S. Bobst Literary Award (formerly known as the Elmer Holmes Bobst Award), granted to emerging writers.Mrs. Bobst's involvement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center goes back to the early 70s when the foundation built what was called the Elmer and Mamdouha Bobst building for basic science, and renovated what is now called the Bobst Pavillion.
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