Karen Haight Huntsman

Co-Founder at University Of Utah - Huntsman Cancer Institute

Karen Haight Huntsman

Karen Haight Huntsman

Co-Founder at University Of Utah - Huntsman Cancer Institute

Biography

Karen Huntsman is the founder of Huntsman Cancer Foundation.

Overview
Career Highlights

University Of Utah - Huntsman Cancer Institute
Huntsman Cancer Foundation

RelSci Relationships

688

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1938 - San Diego, CA

Age

83

Number of Awards

2

Relationships
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Vice President & Trustee at Huntsman Foundation

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Former Governor of Utah

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Executive Vice President at Huntsman Cancer Foundation

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Chief Executive Officer at University Of Utah - Huntsman Cancer Institute

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Chief Executive Officer at Huntsman Foundation

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Senior Director of Community Oncology Research at University Of Utah - Huntsman Cancer Institute

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Director at Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah

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Former President at The International Hospital Federation

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Chief Executive Officer at George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation

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Co-Founder at University Of Utah - Huntsman Cancer Institute
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Executive Vice President at Huntsman Cancer Foundation

Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides cancer treatment services. It offes treatment and support and screening and prevention. The company was founded by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Huntsman in 1995 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

Child
Vice President & Trustee at Huntsman Foundation

Huntsman Foundation, the private charitable foundation established by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. to support education, cancer interests, programs for abused women and children, and programs for the homeless.

Ex-Spouse, Deceased

Huntsman Advanced Materials Americas LLC manufactures adhesive and tooling resins. It also manufactures surfactants used in cleaning and personal care products and performance chemicals like polyurethanes, propylene oxides, and propylene glycol. The company was founded on November 2, 2009 and is headquartered in East Lansing, MI.

Education
Attendee

The University of Utah is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. As the state's flagship university, the university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs. Graduate studies include the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the School of Medicine.The university was established in 1850 as the University of Deseret by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret, making it Utah's oldest institution of higher education.It received its current name in 1892, four years before Utah attained statehood, and moved to its current location in 1900.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Member

Chi Omega (?O) is a women's fraternity and the largest member of the National Panhellenic Conference. Chi Omega has 175 active collegiate chapters and over 232 alumnae chapters. Chi Omega's national headquarters is located in Memphis, Tennessee. Chi Omega was founded April 5, 1895 at the University of Arkansas by Ina May Boles, Jean Vincenheller, Jobelle Holcombe, and Alice Simonds.

Career History
Co-Founder
1999 - Prior

Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides cancer treatment services. It offes treatment and support and screening and prevention. The company was founded by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Huntsman in 1995 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

Co-Founder
1999 - ?

Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) is part of the University of Utah Health Care system. We serve thousands of cancer patients throughout the Intermountain West every year and provide academic and clinical training for future physicians and researchers. Hope Through Research HCI scientists focus on understanding cancer from its beginnings to create safer and more effective treatments. Researchers also investigate how genes function to discover possible methods of preventing, circumventing, or even reversing the genetic changes that cause cancer. Hope Through Education HCI offers free information about cancers, risk factors, screening, prevention, and treatments to patients, family members, physicians, and the public. Hope Through Care At HCI, teams of doctors and health care professionals work together to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care. Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) is a National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center, which means it meets the highest national standards for cancer care and research and receives support for its scientific endeavors. Learn more about our Cancer Center Support Grant. HCI is also a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of the world’s leading cancer centers. NCCN is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior

First Security Corporation was a multistate bank holding company in the western United States, primarily in Utah, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Nevada, and Wyoming. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, First Security merged with Wells Fargo in 2000.

Vice President & Trustee
Current

Huntsman Foundation, the private charitable foundation established by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. to support education, cancer interests, programs for abused women and children, and programs for the homeless.

Sustaining Member, National Advisory Council
Current

The University of Utah is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. As the state's flagship university, the university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs. Graduate studies include the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the School of Medicine.The university was established in 1850 as the University of Deseret by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret, making it Utah's oldest institution of higher education.It received its current name in 1892, four years before Utah attained statehood, and moved to its current location in 1900.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Primary Children's Hospital is one of the best children's hospital in the western United States. Our 289-bed hospital is equipped and staffed to care for children with complex illness and injury. We are a part of Intermountain Healthcare, a non-profit healthcare system, and are the pediatric specialty teaching hospital for the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Board Member
1989 - 2001

The Utah State Board of Regents is the governing body for the Utah System of Higher Education. The Utah Legislature grants it the power to control, manage, and supervise USHE. The Board’s major responsibilities include selecting and evaluating institutional presidents, setting policy, approving programs, missions, and degrees, and submitting a unified higher education budget request to the Governor and State Legislature.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1M +
2019

Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides cancer treatment services. It offes treatment and support and screening and prevention. The company was founded by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Huntsman in 1995 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

$100K +
2018

Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides cancer treatment services. It offes treatment and support and screening and prevention. The company was founded by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Huntsman in 1995 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

N/A
2011

Idaho Community Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides support to community and organization. It offers charitable funds, regional competitive grant cycles, donor advised competitive grant cycles, and membership. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Boise, ID.

Political Donations
$2,700
2018

Political Commentator at Cable News Network, Inc.

$8,100
2018

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$2,700
2018

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Awards & Honors
Rank #32
2011
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 50
Rank #2
2007
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 50
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