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Advisory Board

Frank Culicchia, MD, FAANS

Neurosurgeon Culicchia Neurological Clinic

Howard T. Katz, MD

Gulf States Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Board of Directors

Paul Genco

MS, HCM

Janet Clark

M. ED, Director Of Inpatient Rehab At Touro

Michael S. Frenzel

CRC, LRC

Suzanne Lentz

M.C.D., CCC-SLP, CBIT, CWCP, Director Of TASS Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center

Kathleen Waring

Parent Of TBI Survivor Former Marketing Consultant

Nicole Marquez

SCI Survivor Author / Motivational Speaker

Jamie Duplechine

Honorary Board Member/SCI Survivor

Donna Cavanaugh

Executive Director Think First Of Ark- LA- Tex

Karen Roy

LCSW, NuMotion Brand Ambassador

Zack Morris

Clinical Pharmacist Ochsner Health System

Cecile Picou

Supervisor Of Physical Therapy , Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

Charles Abbott

Attorney Forman, Watkins & Krutz

During an incredibly difficult time, when I called the BIALA hotline desperate for help, I was greeted by someone who showed that she truly cared, and I can't say thank you enough. She was a life support for me, and I don't know how I would have survived without her. She was there when I had no one else and brought me peace and comfort and understanding. There is no amount of money or thanks in the world that could repay her for her kindness and compassion. She was and continues to be such a blessing to me.

Catherine Genovese

Caregiver

After my husband suffered a spinal cord injury, I reached out to BIALA and found not only a wealth of information but an organization that gave me hope. At times, things seemed very bleak but I would call the resource center, and they were able to help me through those difficult moments. I will forever be grateful for the compassion and understanding that I received when I called the helpline.

Angel Hallage

Caregiver

Living with a spinal cord injury has been a challenge but the peer mentor program has definitely assisted me in adjusting to my new normal. Thank you for giving me hope.

Emerson Moss

Individual with SCI