Sheri Strahl, MPH, MBA begins tenure as President & CEO of ALS Network

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ASK ME: ALS Network Town Hall

Please join us on Thursday, March 7 for ASK ME: ALS Network Town Hall at 5:00pm PST / 3:00pm HST. During this informative evening, you will learn about the future of the newly rebranded ALS Network (formerly The ALS Association Golden West Chapter). 

You will hear from Sheri Strahl, ALS Network’s new president and CEO, about her vision for the organization moving forward. We will also be joined by some special guests, including Aaron Lazar, actor, singer, and 2024 Essey Spotlight Award recipient who is living with ALS and using his personal experiences to share messages of hope, healing, courage, and resilience.

Joining the program will be David Buseck and Karen Sutton, ALS Network Board Members and people living with ALS. In addition, audience questions will be addressed, so we look forward to our ALS community participating!

Watch Our Latest ASK ME Webinar

Please watch our ASK ME educational webinar, “ALS Research and Care in 2024” featuring Clive Svendsen, PhD, Director, Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute and Chair, California ALS Research Network, and Jill Goslinga, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Neurology at UCSF Weill Institute for Neuroscience who will share updates from the 2024 California ALS Research Summit and the impact on care and research in 2024. You will also have a chance to see presentations from the 2024 Barber ALS Research Award winners.

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