ALS Association surpasses $10 million in Ice Bucket donations Today.
In a note submitted today to The ALS Association's website, which discusses how The ALS Association will use this incredible outpouring of support to combat ALS, Barbara Newhouse, President and CEO of The ALS Association said: Related StoriesNeurological tests accessibility and affordability: an interview with Dr Joseph Higgins’Nothing you’ve seen prior have we experienced an improved position to gas our fight against this disease. Increased consciousness and unprecedented financial support will enable us to think outside the box. We will be able to strategize about initiatives with techniques that previously wouldn’t normally have been possible, all while we work to fulfill and enhance our existing objective priorities nationwide. Eventually, people with ALS lose the ability to initiate and control muscle mass movement, which often qualified prospects to total paralysis and death within two to five years of diagnosis.Levine is the champion of the prestigious Metcalf Glass, Boston University’s highest teaching award, and also the Section of Medicine’s Robert Dawson Evans Unique Reputation Teaching Award. Dr. Levine has served on numerous national education committees and, through her dedication to mentoring, has supported and inspired trainees at all known levels, including numerous Geriatric Academic Profession Award recipients. In 2004 she received one of three mentorship awards conferred by the Culture of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Levine provides authored several peer-reviewed publications which centered on the dissemination of innovative teaching versions.