After graduating from Saint Mary’s, Jon Kabara earned an M.S. in Organic Chemistry at the University of Miami, and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology at the University of Chicago. He dedicated his life to medical research. He served as a professor at the University of Detroit and later Michigan State University, where in 1969 he helped establish the first school of osteopathic medicine affiliated with a major university. An expert in the field of dietary fats and oils, Dr. Kabara and his innovative company, Med-Chem Labs, Inc. were awarded 16 U.S. and foreign patents. He is credited with more than 200 publications, including eight books.
WINONA, Minn. — With a recent $1.5 million donation, Betty Kabara, CEO of Med-Chem Labs based in Goodyear, AZ—current trustee and longtime supporter of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota—is enhancing and furthering the university’s science and business initiatives.