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Questcor and Child Neurology Foundation Support the 2nd Annual Infantile Spasms (IS) Awareness Week
Date:10/11/2010

ze the important contributions made by child neurologists in the care of these infants."

This inaugural year's recipients, being honored for their leadership in promoting awareness and research for infantile spasms, are Dr. Jong Rho and the Pediatric Neurology Division of the Barrow Neurologic Institute of Phoenix. Dr. Rho and the team at Barrow were nominated by the Allen family. Ryan and Tiffany Allen's son, Logan, was treated at Barrow. Logan's seizures were quickly controlled and Logan, now five years old, is developmentally on track with his peers.

"As parent-advocates, we feel it's so important to recognize the individuals and organizations that go above and beyond expectations," Ryan Allen said. "Dr. Jong Rho and Barrow are just that team. It is without question that Dr. Rho is the main reason why Logan is where he is today. Dr. Rho spent countless hours educating us, he gave us same-day responses to our urgent questions, was committed to us even after hours, and was willing to ensure Logan received the best care possible. We are especially thankful for Dr. Rho's calm, kind, and straightforward bedside manner, his knowledge of infantile spasms, his putting up with our numerous questions, and his continued care and concern for our son and our family."

Mr. Allen further added, "With every great clinician is an organization that supports them. Barrow Neurological Institute is that place. Having had many opportunities to utilize their services and staff we cannot thank them enough for their passion and understanding during our difficult time. We are forever grateful to Barrow for working with all of Logan's challenges and providing a place of comfort and support for our family."

Dr. John Bodensteiner, past president of the Child Neurology Society and Professor of Child Neurology at Barrow, said, in accepting the award on behalf of Barrow and Dr. Rho, "At the Barrow Neurological Institute, our goal is to provide excellent patient care a
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