I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you as the new CEO of the Parkinson's Action Network (PAN). I have a bit of history with PAN in that PAN and my former employer, the National MS Society, are critical allies and partners in DC. I've had the pleasure of working with many of the PAN staff, including the former CEO Amy Comstock Rick, on issues of common concern like medical research funding, telehealth, and the need to establish a registry or surveillance system for people with Parkinson's and MS. Learn more.
The Second Annual Rally for Medical Research is taking place today, September 18, on Capitol Hill. More than 300 people from across the health advocacy community, including PAN staff, will be participating in 200 scheduled meetings with Congressional offices in support of funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – and we need your help. Learn more.