NEW YORK, December 13, 2018 – The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation (Fisher Center), a leader in novel Alzheimer’s research, has been awarded the 2018 Gold Digital Health Awards by the Health Information Resources Center (HIRC) for its website content. The awards recognize high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals.
“This award gives our foundation external recognition for the hard work and effort our team members put into our ever evolving website. We pride ourselves on providing vetted consumer health and wellness information in the healthcare industry,” said Lucretia Holden, Senior Vice President at Fisher Center. “Recognition of our website’s content highlights our commitment to obtaining a better understanding of this destructive disease not only for those 5.7 million people directly affected by it but for healthcare professionals trying to treat it as well.”
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018, the Digital Health Awards program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields. The Digital Health Awards is an extension of the HIRC’s 25-year old National Health Information Awards, the largest program of its kind in the United States. The awards are held twice a year – Spring and Fall.
About Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation
The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation is an organization that provides millions of dollars for novel Alzheimer’s research primarily conducted by Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Greengard and his team of over 50 internationally renowned scientists at the Fisher Center lab at The Rockefeller University, plus other leading research institutes around the world. Our mission is to understand the causes of Alzheimer’s disease; improve the care of people living with it – to enhance their quality of life, and find a cure. Our vision is working towards a future where Alzheimer’s is nothing but a memory.
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