Navigation Links
Dr. Lawrence Brown Named President of the Child Neurology Foundation
Date:10/27/2009

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Lawrence Brown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been named president of the Child Neurology Foundation (CNF), a national nonprofit organization advocating for children and adolescents with neurologic and developmental disorders. He will lead the organization for three years. Dr. Brown works for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and has served on the CNF Board since October 2006.

Dr. Brown's first order of business will be to launch CNF's Circle of 25 campaign to raise awareness that 25% of children in the United States have some form of neurologic disorder. Alan Faneca, Offensive Guard of the NFL New York Jets and his wife, Julie Faneca are the premier members and have agreed to serve as the public face of the campaign. Philadelphia lawyer, Leo Garonski will lead the advisory committee for this national effort to raise money for child neurology research.

About the Child Neurology Foundation

Founded in October 2000, the Child Neurology Foundation represents 1,300 child neurologists in North America. Its mission is to advocate for children with neurologic disorders; to promote the career of child neurology with medical students; to fund child neurology research; and to provide vetted educational materials for both health professionals and parents.

For more information on the CNF, please visit www.childneurologyfoundation.org.

About Dr. Brown:

Lawrence W. Brown, MD is Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is director of the Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Program, a multidisciplinary clinic for children whose complex learning and behavioral issues have a neurobiological basis. In addition, he is a senior clinician in CHOP's Pediatric Regional Epilepsy Program.

Dr. Brown is the recipient of multiple honors and awards, including the Fritz E. Dreifuss International Scholar Award presented by the Epilepsy Foundation of America, fellowship in the American Academy of Neurology Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum and a teaching sabbatical at the Westmead Children's Hospital in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Brown currently serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee on ADHD which is rewriting guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.

    For More Information:
    Alanna Peer
    952-641-4466
    apeer@childneurologyfoundation.org

SOURCE Child Neurology Foundation


'/>"/>
SOURCE Child Neurology Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Tsongas Visits Lawrence-based Medical Device Maker NxStage Medical, Inc.
2. Health Secretary Visits Lawrence County to Call for Health Insurance for All Pennsylvanians
3. ONE YEAR Until the New Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Opens in Lawrenceville
4. Statement From the Rosalind Franklin Society: Lawrence Summers Not the Right Choice for Cabinet Position in Obama Administration
5. Hypertension & cholesterol medications present in water released into the St. Lawrence River
6. Consumer Advisory: Pennsylvania Health and Agriculture Departments Warn Consumers About Raw Milk Sold in Lawrence County
7. Lawrence County Raw Milk Dairy Tests Negative For Campylobacter; Raw Milk Sales Resumed
8. Correction: Lawrence County Raw Milk Dairy Tests Negative for Campylobacter; Raw Milk Sales Resumed
9. Coalition America Announces Addition of Mollie Gordon Brown as Chief Strategy Officer
10. ALLs Judie Brown: Supreme Court is Wrong on Contraception Ruling
11. Brown researchers make major signal transduction discovery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... ... Family Dermatology has recently joined their multi-specialty medical group. The dermatology practice ... cosmetic services. , “We’re excited to add this excellent dermatology practice to our ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... In the United States, 20 million ... freedom of recovery, they often feel shame for having struggled with an eating disorder ... In the workshop, “Rising Strong in Life After an Eating Disorder” -- to be ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Missoula, MT (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... Spectrum Aquatics Launches New ADA ... use, saving deck space. Since the lift is mounted on wheels, it can be wheeled ... a lock down kit, to fasten to the deck. "We have transformed the feedback from ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh has posted ... world. Yisrayl says this generation is a time like no other and society needs to ... , Yisrayl says he does not want to sound like an old bible beater because ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... Doctor C LLC, a company based ... ECRM trade show to continue the marketing and distribution of its product, The Right ... providing 400 percent better absorption than traditional vitamin C supplements. At the trade show, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Devices, Implant Types, OTC Amplifiers, Diagnostic Instruments), Sales Volume, Company ... ... Hearing Aids Market Sales Volume, Company Analysis and Forecast to ... aid industry. The growing prevalence of hearing impairment ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Fla. , Jan. 20, 2017 Wells Specialty ... at 3796 Howell Branch Rd in Winter Park, ... Winter Park . Operations have been consolidated into ... Pharmacy is also pleased to announce that Chad Tomlinson ... President of the Company effective immediately. Mr. Tomlinson is a ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... YORK , Jan. 19, 2017 Report ... Ophthalmic Devices Market? Which areas are going to grow ... potential revenues to 2026, assessing data, trends, opportunities and ... and graphs. Discover the most lucrative areas in the ... lets you assess forecasted sales across the all the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: