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Urology Care Foundation Announces New Vice President and Deputy Director Position

Vice President and Deputy Director Ray Wezik

BALTIMORE, Feb. 09, 2024 — The Urology Care Foundation, the world's leading nonprofit urological health foundation and official foundation of the American Urological Association, is pleased to announce Ray Wezik has been named Vice President and Deputy Director, a new position for the organization.

Ray brings a wealth of foundation experience and expertise, having recently served as AUA’s Policy and Advocacy Director. Before joining the AUA, Ray was a Director at the International Myeloma Foundation. In his role, he was responsible for many aspects of setting and implementing the Foundation's strategic direction, including public policy, patient outreach, advocacy, funding, and awareness. In addition to his extensive experience and commitment to foundation work, Ray holds a Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School and is a licensed attorney.

"I am honored and thrilled to embark on this journey with the Urology Care Foundation, where every day presents an opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to urologic health and well-being," said Ray.

In his new role, and working with the UCF President and Board of Directors, Ray is leading the Foundation's day-to-day operations, including governance and regulatory compliance, individual giving, and educational initiatives. Additionally, he is serving as the UCF liaison to the Patient Advocacy Alliances – the Bladder Health Alliance, the Prostate Cancer Impact Alliance, and the Kidney Cancer Impact Alliance.

Ray is reporting to Patricia Banks, AUA’s EVP and Chief Marketing and Development Officer. Patricia has been a critical leader within the Foundation for many years overseeing the Patient Education, Marketing, Communications, and Development initiatives.

For more information on the Urology Care Foundation’s leadership, click here.

About the Urology Care Foundation: The Urology Care Foundation is the world's leading nonprofit urological health foundation, and the official foundation of the American Urological Association. Collaborating with physicians, researchers, patients and the public, the Foundation supports and improves urologic clinical care by funding research, developing patient education and pursuing philanthropic support. To learn more about the Urology Care Foundation and its programs visit:

About the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, and has more than 25,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy.

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Corey Del Bianco


SOURCE Urology Care Foundation

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