The couple, Dr. Ram, an orthopedic surgeon and, Meera Krishna, made the donation in memory of Mandira Jalajakshi, Meera's sister, who was a physician practicing in England when she passed away in 2012.
The donation will be used for the construction of outpatient facility at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, UA Cancer Center donation. The five-story, 2,20,000 square-foot facility is currently under construction in downtown Phoenix and expected to open in a couple of months.
Ram said in a press statement, "I was very impressed with President Hart's vision, and we wanted to give back. Education and research in the medical field are very important to us."