Kardashians help open UCLA health center named after late father
The Kardashians are honoring their late father, Robert, with the opening of UCLA’s Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health.
Kim, Kourtney, Khloé, Kendall and Kris, along with members from Robert's side of the family, stepped out on Tuesday night for the opening ceremony of the new Esophageal health center named after the late attorney.
“So proud to announce the Robert G. Kardashian center for esophageal health being launched at UCLA. My wish is that other families can have more information and we can also focus on health and prevention,” Kim shared on Twitter.
The new wing will “provide resources for groundbreaking research, patient care and education/training, in addition to support of efforts in esophageal health,” Khloé wrote on her Instagram story.
“The naming of the center and its dedicated specialty services will assist in advancing UCLA’s position at the forefront of the world for the study and treatment of esophageal and other GI disorders—improving the quality of life for countless patients and their families,” she added.
Robert Kardashian passed away in 2003 after a quick battle with esophageal cancer. Kardashian died less than eight weeks after his diagnosis at age 59. In 1995, he gained national attention after being part of the "Dream Team" during O.J. Simpon's murder trial, which famously dividid the family as Kris Jenner and Nicole Simpson were best friends.