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ALS Research Symposium 2023

October 27, 2023 Comments Off on ALS Research Symposium 2023

Join us here on November 4 at 1 p.m. for an educational afternoon to learn about the latest in ALS research with live presentations from local and nationally esteemed ALS…

Ron Newbury: Advocating for ALS Research While Living Well With ALS

October 20, 2023 Comments Off on Ron Newbury: Advocating for ALS Research While Living Well With ALS

Ron Newbury, a native of Whitefish, Montana, moved back to Oregon four years ago. Ron has always embodied a passion for the outdoors and sports, whether it was running marathons, playing…

Scott Mclagan: A Dedicated ALS Caregiver

October 12, 2023 Comments Off on Scott Mclagan: A Dedicated ALS Caregiver

Scott and Stephanie Mclagan live outside of Bend, Oregon. Scott and Stephanie have been married for over five decades. Scott has cared for Stephanie since her ALS diagnosis in 2009.…

Dorothy Piazza: Resilience and Hope in Rural Oregon

October 12, 2023 Comments Off on Dorothy Piazza: Resilience and Hope in Rural Oregon

Dorothy Piazza has lived in John Day, Oregon since 1989. When she was diagnosed with ALS in October 2022, she worried that she would have to move somewhere else because…

Our New Name and Logo

October 10, 2023 Comments Off on Our New Name and Logo

A special message from Executive Director Lance Christian The last year has been a time of amazing growth and evolution for The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter. We…

What is the ALS Research Symposium?

October 3, 2023 Comments Off on What is the ALS Research Symposium?

Did you know that we host an annual ALS research symposium where some of the nation’s foremost researchers come together to share the most promising findings from the hundreds of…