University of Minnesota Health and Medical School Faculty and Physicians Honored at MDA Gala

University of Minnesota Health and Medical School faculty and physicians were recognized and honored by the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Minnesota at their Muscle Team Gala November 6, 2018. David Walk, MD, a University of Minnesota Health Neurologist and Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Minnesota Medical School was honored at the gala as the Champion of Hope award recipient for his work for Neuromuscular patients.

The University of Minnesota is an MDA Care Center, providing multidisciplinary clinical care to adults and children living with Neuromuscular Diseases including Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, ALS, and more.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association had a record-breaking year for The Muscle Team and raised over $262,000, which is almost a $100,000 increase from last year!

Along with Dr. Walk, Joline Dalton, MS, a University of Minnesota Health Genetic Counselor was also recognized at the event and appeared in a short video which aired at the Gala.