Florida NeuroAlliance

Who we are: The Florida NeuroAlliance is a diverse coalition dedicated to improving the quality of life for improving the quality of life for people with neurological conditions living in Florida. Members include:
•    Patients
•    Health and advocacy organizations
•    Advocates
•    Medical and support services providers, and
•    Researchers

Purpose: The Florida NeuroAlliance provides a unified voice for the more than _______________ people with neurological conditions living in Florida.

Mission: The Florida NeuroAlliance is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Floridians with neurological conditions. It will fulfill its mission by being proactive in promoting public policies that:
•    Assure access to quality health care and support services;
•    Support cutting edge research leading to better treatments and cures for neurological conditions;
•    Protect the rights of people with neurological conditions and
•    Promote full participation of people with neurological conditions in their respective communities.

Activities: The Florida NeuroAlliance achieves its mission through:

  • Assure access to quality health care and support services
  • Support cutting edge research leading to better treatments and cures for    neurological conditions
  • Protect the rights of people with neurological conditions
  • Promote full participation of people with neurological conditions in their respective communities

Conference calls and in-person meetings assure a continuum of information and communications among members.

State Advocacy Day: An annual State Advocacy Day brings to the attention of legislators the issues and challenges facing people with neurological conditions and calls for effective public policy to address these concerns.

Membership: Membership is open to Florida organizations and individuals with interest and/or expertise in improving the quality of life for Floridians living with a neurological condition.

Contact: For further information concerning membership and the activities of the Florida NeuroAlliance please contact:

Glen R. Finney, MD               
Memory and Cognitive Disorders Program      
University of Florida, Department of Neurology 
(352)273-5550                          
www.ufl neurology.Edu/memory
finney@neurology.ufl.edu   

Rich Hatfield
Epilepsy Foundation of Florida
(904)731-3752
www.epilepsyfla.org
rhatfield@efof.org            

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