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Muscular Dystrophy Association, Sherman Oaks, California

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Address: 15315 Magnolia Blvd #400
Sherman Oaks, California  91403  
United States
Fax: 818-981-1965
EIN: 13-1665552.
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Mission Statement


To foster and promote the cure and alleviation of the conditions of persons affected by diseases of muscle and/or nerve. To stimulate and support basic and applied research. To promote adjustment to living with such diseases.

Description


MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research, comprehensive services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. In addition to funding ground-breaking research, MDA maintains some 230 clinics nationwide, including one at UCLA, local support groups and a summer camp for kids with muscule-wasting diseases at the Painted Turtle in Lake Hughes. MDA is the first nonprofit recognized by the American Medical Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award ?for significant and lasting contributions to the health and welfare of humanity.?

MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat neuromuscular diseases through worldwide research, comprehensive services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. In addition to funding ground-breaking research, MDA maintains some 230 clinics nationwide, including one at UCLA, local support groups and a summer camp for kids with muscule-wasting diseases at the Painted Turtle in Lake Hughes. MDA is the first nonprofit recognized by the American Medical Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award ?for significant and lasting contributions to the health and welfare of humanity.?

Mission Statement: To foster and promote the cure and alleviation of the conditions of persons affected by diseases of muscle and/or nerve. To stimulate and support basic and applied research. To promote adjustment to living with such diseases.

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Program Type:


Health Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


No