Barrow Neurological Foundation Archives

Barrow receives $160K from Joe Niekro Foundation

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The Joe Niekro Foundation successfully premiered its annual Knuckle Ball event in Phoenix, raising money to support potentially lifesaving cerebrovascular research and honoring a lead investigator at Barrow Neurological Institute with a prestigious award. During the event, Barrow Neurological Foundation was awarded a $160,000 grant from the Joe Niekro Foundation to support research aimed at discovering how… Read More →

Ivy Foundation donates $550K to Barrow research

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Barrow Neurological Foundation has received two gifts totaling $558,000 from the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation to fund groundbreaking brain tumor research at Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Brain tumor research has been the focus of funding for the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation since 2005, the same… Read More →

Barrow Grand Ball raises more than $4 Million

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The Women’s Board of Barrow Neurological Foundation raised more than $4 million at the 2016 Barrow Grand Ball, hosted January 16 at the Arizona Biltmore. The announcement was made with a toast to the women who drove the success of the fundraiser—Board Chair Angela Melczer and ball Co-Chairs Sandy Hecomovich and Amy Thurston—among the company… Read More →

Valley Leadership honors Man & Woman of the Year

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Valley Leadership announced Tommy Espinoza and Judy Shannon as the organization’s 2014 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their long-term contributions and commitment to our community at the 66th Annual Man & Woman of the Year awards luncheon in March 2015. A native of Phoenix, Espinoza has demonstrated long-term,… Read More →

St. Joseph’s and Barrow’s add new board members

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The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Foundation recently elected two new members for Fiscal Year 2015. The new board members are: Barry Berman, of Scottsdale, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s in business administration, a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He began his career as an equity trader… Read More →

Barrow docs conquer Ice Bucket Challenge

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Nearly 30 doctors, researchers, residents and staff from the Gregory W. Fulton Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Neuromuscular Disease Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix joined the Strike Out ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 15 after being challenged by the staff at the ALS Clinic at SUNY. The doctors poured buckets of ice water… Read More →

Celebrity Fight Night Brings Stars to the Valley for a Night of Giving Back

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Celebrity Fight Night brought high-profile names to the Valley on Saturday in support of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center (MAPC) and Movement Disorder Clinic at Barrow Neurological Institute. Held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort, stars and guests rallied around raising money for life-changing causes with Muhammad Ali as the guest of honor. Red… Read More →