Michael Milken - Philanthropist, Financier, Medical Research Innovator, Public Health Advocate  

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New York Times columnist David Brooks on CNN, April 24, 2011:
New York Times columnist David Brooks
"I was with Michael Milken recently and he's one of those guys who just soaks you in. He just wants to learn everything from every single person he meets. That is a pretty valuable talent."
 
U.S. Congressman Joe Barton
"He's about helping the world to the best of his ability."
U.S. Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX)
 
Tommy Lasorda, legendary Major League Baseball manager
"I've been able to dine with presidents, with leaders of corporations (and I've) traveled for 14 years with financier and philanthropist Michael Milken, who has taught me so much about life."
Tommy Lasorda, legendary Major League Baseball manager
 
"Mike is someone
I have admired for...his drive to help make the world a better place."
NeXt Advisors
Co-founder Michael Moe was impressed with Mike's "Where's Sputnik? article, and included a summary in his weekly investor newsletter.
 
"Let me tell you
a story about
Mike Milken..."
Author Keith Ferrazzi, in his book, "Never Eat Alone...And Other Secrets to Success One Relationship at a Time," describes his interactions with Mike.
 
 
"Where Mike Speaks"
 
 
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Note to Editors/Reporters:

Some previous articles that are frequently accessed contain factual errors and we can help you to avoid having to run a correction.

Mike occasionally does interviews related to his lifelong medical-research and public health advocacy work when there's an opportunity to raise funds for research, increase prevention awareness or recruit scientists. However, his extensive commitments to FasterCures / The Center for Accelerating Medical Solutions, the Milken Family Foundation, the Melanoma Research Alliance, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, the Milken Institute, the Milken Scholars Program, the Epilepsy Research Awards program, Mike's Math Club, the Center for Public Health and other organizations along with writing articles and books and frequent international travel preclude his fulfilling most of the hundreds of interview requests on non-health subjects that he receives each year.

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