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Center for BrainHealth to Honor Tom Leppert with 2022 Legacy Award

Tom Leppert, Geoff Ling, Sandra Chapman, Ian Robertson in Q1-2, 2020. Page 4.

Center for BrainHealth

On January 25, 2022, the Center for BrainHealth® will honor Thomas C. Leppert with its annual Legacy Award during a dinner at the Dallas Country Club. The prestigious Legacy Award is given each year to individuals whose unwavering passion and dedication enable the Center for BrainHealth to empower people to unlock their brain potential. Tom serves as a co-leader for The BrainHealth® Project, a landmark program championing equitable and widespread access to better brain health, which is critical for our future as the driver of human progress and wellbeing. Backed by the world's leading brain health experts, The BrainHealth Project provides an online, science-backed toolkit to build brain fitness and track improvement, with the goal of achieving for brain health what has already been done for heart health.
Tom Leppert, past President and CEO of Kaplan, Inc
In the past 30 years, Tom has led major national and international corporations in the areas of construction, financial services, home building, real estate, and academic success. As the elected Mayor of Dallas from 2007 to 2011, Tom pursued a strong education and economic growth agenda. Craig Hall and Gary Kelly will serve as the Honorary Chairs, and Josey and Craig Kennington are the Dinner Chairs. To purchase tickets or become a patron, please download this underwriting form or contact Gail Cepak at gail.cepak@utdallas.edu or 972-883-3408.CONTACT Stephanie Hoefken 972.883.3221 stephanie.hoefken@utdallas.eduABOUT CENTER FOR BRAINHEALTH Center for BrainHealth®, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, is a translational research institute committed to enhancing, preserving, and restoring brain health across the lifespan. Major research areas include the use of functional and structural neuroimaging techniques to better understand the neurobiology supporting cognition and emotion in health and disease. This leading-edge scientific exploration is translated quickly into practical innovations to improve how people think, work and live, empowering people of all ages to unlock their brain potential. Translational innovations build on Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Tactics (SMART™), a proprietary methodology developed and tested by BrainHealth researchers and other teams over three decades.

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Legacy Award

Since 2006, the Legacy Award has recognized individuals whose unwavering passion and dedication enable the Center for BrainHealth® to generate a sustainable impact on brain health. The center's highest non-science honor, the prize symbolizes the lasting mark left by the recipient’s pioneering spirit and enduring vision.