After a distinguished career on Capitol Hill, HA Board Member John Lawrence retired from his service to Congress and the American people on February 1, 2013. According to the National Journal, Mr. Lawrence was the longest serving staff person in the House of Representatives. In his last position, Mr. Lawrence served as chief of staff during both of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi’s terms as Speaker of the House. HA is honored to have Mr. Lawrence on our board of directors and wishes him the best in his new professional endeavors.
On Thursday, the 28th of July, the second day of our conference, we held our second Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, “Climbing Capitol Hill for a Cure.” Hundreds of members of the hydrocephalus community braved the intense heat of a Washington, DC summer day to bring our message of increased funding for hydrocephalus research to […]