Posted: November 17, 2016
For Immediate Release
Sarita Sastry, PhD
National Director, Research and Programs
(240) 235-2215 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Bethesda, Md – CureSearch for Children’s Cancer announced the grant recipients of the CureSearch Community Impact Awards (CCIA). A total of $128,000 will be distributed to thirteen award recipients with projects having an impact on psychosocial resources for patients and families and caregiver resources.
“We are proud to offer this much-needed support to local medical communities, as well as to children and families facing a childhood cancer diagnosis,” said Laura Thrall, CureSearch’s president and chief executive officer.
Launched in 2015, the CCIA Awards recognize the importance of community-based programs and innovative research in addressing the immediate needs of childhood cancer patients and finding cures.
The thirteen CCIA Award recipients are:
Miami Childrens Health System Foundation Inc
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc.
Stony Brook, NY
Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation
Santa Barbara, CA
Oregon Health & Science University
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inc.
Methodist Children’s Hospital DBA Covenant Children’s Hospital
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Nemours Children’s Specialty Care
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY
Inova Health Care Services
Falls Church, VA
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
*Spanish language award recipients
To learn more about the grant recipients and the CCIA program, click here.