Maureen R. L. Mussenden Scholarship Endowment Fund

The Maureen R. L. Mussenden Scholarship has been established by family and friends as a tribute to her life and accomplishments.

An expert in the areas of health law and corporate law with specialized expertise in hospital/university affiliation agreements, Maureen served as associate counsel in UB’s Academic Health Center. She negotiated the landmark agreement between UB, Kaleida Health and Erie County Medical Center Corp. that is shaping the delivery of health care in Western New York under the umbrella of the Great Lakes Health System.

A native of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, Maureen earned a BA from Keuka College and a JD from Cornell Law School. She completed the coursework for an LLM in health law at Loyola University in Chicago. She was a member several legal organizations and also was actively involved with numerous community organizations.

Maureen R. L. Mussenden, associate counsel in UB’s SUNY Office of University Counsel, died in 2010 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 54.

The fund will support scholarships for first generation students, with priority given to female students attending one of UB’s five health science schools.