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Penn Medicine: Respiratory Care for ALS: The North American ALSFAC We Care Online Cource for Clinicians

2021-12-14T17:37:20+00:00

Penn Medicine: Respiratory Care for ALS: The North American ALSFAC We Care Online Cource for Clinicians Until the recent past, virtually everyone with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) lost their breath as the paralyzing disease progressed. Most have died after 2 to 5 years of respiratory failure. However, extraordinary recent advances in respiratory care now enable many people with ALS to breathe comfortably and securely with the assistance of noninvasive (mask) ventilation throughout the course of their disease. Expertly managed noninvasive ventilation also prolongs survival and improves quality of life. Today, noninvasive ventilation remains the only therapy for ALS [...]

Penn Medicine: Respiratory Care for ALS: The North American ALSFAC We Care Online Cource for Clinicians2021-12-14T17:37:20+00:00

Hark-ALS: A Nationwide Network of Compassionate and Financial Resources for Families Living with ALS

2021-12-14T17:30:44+00:00

Hark-ALS:  A Nationwide Network of Compassionate and Financial Resources for Families Living with ALS In 2009 I watched my dad slowly lose his ability to walk, talk, swallow and breathe before taking his last breath 18 months after being diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). I’m one of 7 children and my dad was a veteran so we had all we needed to take care of him at home. Not long after my dad passed a good friend's husband was diagnosed with ALS; by the time he passed away she was financially devastated. My first thought was, “How [...]

Hark-ALS: A Nationwide Network of Compassionate and Financial Resources for Families Living with ALS2021-12-14T17:30:44+00:00

Compassionate Care ALS: Sustainable Growth for ALS Care in the United States

2021-12-14T17:32:48+00:00

Compassionate Care ALS:  Sustainable Growth for ALS Care in the United States Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS), a nonprofit located in Falmouth, Massachusetts, currently works with more than 860 ALS families in 42 states and multiple foreign countries.  Funding from ALSFAC WE CARE will allow CCALS to grow its staff to serve more ALS patients their families, communities, and healthcare providers.  We will provide resources including equipment, educational opportunities, Medicare/Medicaid assistance, communication assistance, guidance and awareness with regards to living with ALS, caregiving, and exploring end-of-life when invited, all at no cost to families across the United States.

Compassionate Care ALS: Sustainable Growth for ALS Care in the United States2021-12-14T17:32:48+00:00

Massachusetts General Hospital: Expanding the ALS Parenting at a Challenging Time (ALS PACT) Program with Web-based Resources for Parents and Providers

2021-12-14T17:35:13+00:00

Massachusetts General Hospital: Expanding the ALS Parenting at a Challenging Time (ALS PACT) Program with Web-based Resources for Parents and Providers Many people coping with ALS live with, or care for, children or grandchildren. When confronted with a disease as difficult to navigate as ALS, many parents understandably struggle with knowing how best to support their children (or grandchildren) and accessing resources tailored to their needs. The ALS Parenting At a Challenging Time (ALS PACT) Program at Massachusetts General Hospital’s ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic has been designed to build on family strengths and help parents to support their children’s [...]

Massachusetts General Hospital: Expanding the ALS Parenting at a Challenging Time (ALS PACT) Program with Web-based Resources for Parents and Providers2021-12-14T17:35:13+00:00

Denis Rizzuto

2021-08-04T19:32:49+00:00

Denis Rizzuto Denis Rizzuto graduated from the University of Bridgeport with a degree in Business Administration. He served as Director of Private Label Sales at Zotos for several years before joining his father at Conair, where he was Senior Vice President of Liquid Sales and Operations. In 2011, Denis was named to the Conair Board of Directors. As the third generation of Rizzutos to hold a board position, he is an integral part of both Conair’s past and its future. Denis is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Promise Fund, which is a part of New York [...]

Denis Rizzuto2021-08-04T19:32:49+00:00

Clive Svendsen

2021-10-11T17:15:37+00:00

Clive Svendsen, PhD Clive Svendsen, PhD did his pre doctoral training at Harvard University and received his PhD from the University of Cambridge in England where he then established a stem cell research group before moving to the University of Wisconsin in 2000 to became Professor of Neurology and Anatomy, Director of an NIH funded Stem Cell Training Program and Co-Director of the University of Wisconsin Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center. In 2010 he moved to Los Angeles to establish and direct the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute which currently has 15 faculty members and approximately 100 [...]

Clive Svendsen2021-10-11T17:15:37+00:00

Edward (ED) J. Rapp

2021-10-11T17:15:16+00:00

Edward (ED) J. Rapp Ed Rapp retired from Caterpillar Inc. in July 2016. Prior to his retirement, Ed was a Caterpillar Inc. Group President. During his time in the Caterpillar Executive Office, he led Resource industries and Construction Industries and was the company's CFO. Rapp has more than thirty-seven years of global experience and has lived and worked in the United States, Africa, Europe, and Asia. Rapp's career was cut short when he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in late 2015. Ed serves on the Executive Committee of ALS Finding a Cure and is the Chairman [...]

Edward (ED) J. Rapp2021-10-11T17:15:16+00:00

Luca Marinelli

2021-10-11T17:24:24+00:00

Luca Marinelli, PhD Luca Marinelli, PhD is Senior Principal Scientist in the Biology and Applied Physics organization at GE Research. He has held individual contributor and managerial roles at GE Research for the past 16 years, leading projects spanning multiple modalities in medical imaging, primarily in MRI. His research interests span quantitative MRI, fast MR imaging and advanced algorithms for accelerated image acquisition and reconstruction, including the development of early compressed sensing applications to MRI, and diffusion imaging in the brain. From 2014 to 2019, through a partnership between GE and the National Football League, Luca co-led [...]

Luca Marinelli2021-10-11T17:24:24+00:00

Tom Gentile

2021-06-28T15:47:18+00:00

Tom Gentile Tom Gentile was named president and chief executive officer of Spirit AeroSystems in August 2016. Spirit AeroSystems is an $8 billion global leader in the manufacture of structures for commercial and military aircraft. Prior to Spirit, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of GE Capital. Before this role, Gentile was president and CEO of GE Healthcare Systems, a $14 billion diagnostic imaging business. He also served as president and CEO of GE Aviation Services, a $7 billion global enterprise providing maintenance, repair, and overhaul as well as spare parts to GE Aviation’s global [...]

Tom Gentile2021-06-28T15:47:18+00:00

Peter Foss

2021-11-15T14:32:02+00:00

Peter Foss Interview Peter Foss retired from GE in March of 2013, after completing a 36-year career. He returned to GE in November of 2013, joining the GE Healthcare team to be responsible for the GE/NFL brain research effort, which he was instrumental in starting before his retirement. During Foss's career at GE he held many positions, the last of which was President, Olympic Sponsorship and Corporate Sales, a post he held from 2003 until his retirement in 2013. In addition to his work with GE's global Olympic Sponsorship and interface with the NFL, while at GE [...]

Peter Foss2021-11-15T14:32:02+00:00
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