Dr Mary Sedarous Receives Flame of Hope Award   
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Dr Mary Sedarous Receives Flame of Hope Award

Dr. Mary Sedarous
Dr. Mary Sedarous, Medical Director, ALS Center, JSUMC

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Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Mary Sedarous, M.D., medical director of the ALS Center, was honored at ALS United Mid-Atlantic’s 2023 Annual Celebration with the organization’s Flame of Hope Award, recognizing research and innovation. In 2015, Dr. Sedarous and her team created a multidisciplinary ALS treatment center with an aim to provide high-quality care to individuals with the disease, in central and southern New Jersey. Since its launch, Dr. Sedarous has searched for ways to innovate and broaden her care for patients, and the exploration of the condition. Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s ALS Center collaborates with ALS United Mid-Atlantic, ALS Association and the Northeast ALS consortium (NEALS), allowing the exchange of research and best care practices with the nation’s leading ALS experts and clinics. The ALS Center is one of only two nationally Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence in New Jersey, as designated by the ALS Association. The center’s multidisciplinary team provides patients diagnosed with ALS with the unique, comprehensive care they require. Individuals can view this video for more information about the ALS Center and Dr. Sedarous’ efforts; www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQjnywUKOP4. The ALS Center is supported by the Joan Dancy and PALS Foundation, providing valuable feedback, education and in-service training to enhance the care experience. It is located in the Dr. Robert H. Harris Neuroscience Treatment Center, home to specialists in numerous neurological diseases and conditions. They provide diagnostic, medical and surgical treatments at JSUMC for multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke, epilepsy and other movement disorders, pediatric neurology, headaches and migraines, sleep medicine and neuro-oncology, among others.
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