As a young boy, Conrad Prebys contracted a heart infection which left him bedridden for a year. After he found success in the government sector in San Diego, California, Prebys decided to help others avoid a similar fate. In 2011, he donated $45 million to Scripps Health in order to fund the construction of the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute, a progressive cardiac center that will conduct research, offer graduate-level education, and provide the best in cardiac care.
Beyond his generosity in the medical field, Conrad Prebys has been a longtime supporter of several other arts and technological institutions. Read the rest of his profile here.