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The Lunders

Peter and Paula LunderIn appreciation for the care they received at Massachusetts General Hospital from Dr. James J. Dineen and others, and coupled with their commitment to education, Peter and Paula Lunder and their family challenged Mass General to find a way to improve health care in the state of Maine. It soon became clear that Mass General could share knowledge using its expertise in developing education programs.The Lunder Foundation and the Lunder family initiated a $5 million grant to establish the Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine, that was matched by Massachusetts General Hospital.