A place such as the Waisman Center needs help to not only function at its highest level but to also ensure the needs of the community it serves are being met. This requires constant feedback, assistance, and support from various community partners.
During her time with the Friends board, Carol Palmer defined the meaning of an extraordinary board member through her leadership, dedication, and vision that helped elevate the board to new heights.
The Friends of the Waisman hosts this annual event for members of the Friends organization; community supporters of the Waisman Center; and Waisman Center faculty, staff, and students. The 2020 Awards were presented at a virtual meeting on August 18 2020.
Shortly after Raegan was born to Scott and his wife Carrie, she was diagnosed with phenylketonuria, or PKU — a rare metabolic disorder that prevents her from properly metabolizing phenylalanine, a common amino acid that exists in most proteins. PKU is a rare disorder that affects approximately 16,000 people in the U.S. It is one of 47 disorders for which newborns in Wisconsin are screened. If left untreated, it can cause intellectual disabilities, seizures, among other health-related issues.
April 29, 2016 Niamh Rahman, Waisman Communications The Waisman Center opened its doors on Sunday, April 24, and welcomed friends, donors, faculty and students to the Friends of the Waisman Center’s 21st annual spring benefit concert. …
Anyone paying attention to these editorials knows we are passionate supporters of the Waisman Center, especially of the life-changing research into neurodegenerative diseases and causes of developmental disabilities done there.
The Friends of the Waisman Center held its 20th annual benefit concert on Friday, May 1. This was a milestone event celebrating not only the 20th concert, but also the 40th anniversary of the Friends of the Waisman Center.
The Friends of the Waisman Center Annual Meeting was held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in the Waisman Center’s Ziemann Suite to celebrate the previous year’s achievements.
The Friends reception took place on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the 8th floor Ziemann Suite. This event brought together more than 80 people, including members of the Friend’s organization and faculty, staff, and students of the Waisman Center. The program featured an update on the previous year’s activities and achievements at the Waisman Center by center director Marsha Mailick Seltzer, PhD.
This annual event was attended by faculty, staff, students, and Friends of the Waisman Center. President of the Friends Dave Sugar welcomed everyone and highlighted the Friends’ activities during the past year, followed by an …