About this event
- Held Sunday, March 26, 2023
- Four-Hour Luncheon
- Open Bar, Passed Hors d’oeuvres, three course meal
- Silent Auction & Live Auction
- Give Back Award: Dr. Saud A. Sadiq, MD, FAAN
- Presentation: The ones who are in need
Single Parents with MS, a 501(c)(3) organization, helps single parents with MS who are experiencing financial hardships. Support may range from Christmas gifts, purchasing ADA equipment, widening a doorway within a home, or helping keep the lights on during a difficult time. Anything to alleviate some of the stress that comes with MS and being a single parent.
2023 Give Back Award
The 2023 Give Back Award recipient was Saud A. Sadiq, MD, FAAN. Dr. Sadiq is a board-certified neurologist who from 1992-98, was Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Neurological Institute at Columbia University, where he served as Associate Director of the MS Clinical Program. In 1998, he became Director of the MS Research and Treatment Center at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York. From 2000-2005, he served as Chairman of the Department of Neurology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt, with faculty appointments at Columbia University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His research interests are focused on MS and include investigating the intrathecal oligoclonal B-cell response; exploring the mechanisms of disease progression, biomarker development, and applying stem cell biology to clinical use. Clinically, Dr. Sadiq is an internationally acknowledged expert in MS, receiving numerous awards for his research and clinical activities. He has been an invited guest speaker nationally and internationally at numerous conferences and has more than 100 publications. He is among a select few MS specialists who has a full time clinical practice and is able to combine it with directing a productive laboratory-based research program.