Western Pennsylvania WALK to End Hydrocephalus
Saturday, September 30th
We are excited to announce our 2023 Honorary Chair, Dr. Jody Leonardo!
Dr. Leonardo is board certified in neurosurgery and fellowship trained in intraventricular and skull base neuroendoscopy. She specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system including Hydrocephalus. She has particular interest in minimally invasive endoscopic brain and skull base surgical techniques as well as the surgical management of adult Hydrocephalus.
Dr. Leonardo has multiple accomplishments, certifications, and accolades:
Received her medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania Hahnemann University
Completed her neurosurgery residency at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo NY
Went on to complete her fellowship and eventually joined the University at Buffalo Neurological Department as assistant professor
Served as director of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinic as well as Brain Endoscopy for University at Buffalo Neurological Department
She is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Duquesne University
- Published author of multiple articles in peer reviewed medical journal
Here are some of our event features for the whole family.
Enjoy facepainting by Maureen, kids crafts, mascot and costume character apprearances, photo booth, FREE Carousel Rides, Basket and 50/50 Raffle (ticket prices below). UPMC CHP Neurology Unit will be here all day too! Snacks and Water provided all day and cookies from EatnPark Cookies!
Please bring your Ambassador Avenue poster next to registration table by 10:30AM. We will provide supplies if you did not make one or forget!
Raffle Ticket Prices: $20 for 25 tickets, $3 for 1, $5 or 3, $10 for arms length
50/50 Raffle Prices: $1 for 1, $5 for 3, $10 for arms length (cash only)
Schenley Plaza - Pittsburgh
Day of Event Schedule
|Registration/Check-in||10:00AM - 11:00AM|
|Opening Ceremony||11:15AM - 11:30AM|
|WALK Start||11:30AM - 12:00PM|
|Post WALK celebration & Raffle Drawing||12:00PM - 1:00PM|
Directions to the park
Directions to the Posvar parking garage
Parking is free and will be identified with balloons and signs
Well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome, we will have water stations and special treats for your dogs.
For more information, contact our local volunteer leader:
Honorary Chair: Dr. Jody Leonardo, Shannon & Sean Welsch, Sherrie Lane
Join our online Hydrocephalus Association pages!
Participants raising $75 or more will qualify for our incentive prize program. Check out our 2023 HA gifts.
What would you do to end hydrocephalus? Join the movement today!