Delegate: Mark Patterson, MD, PhD
Affiliations: Day4NAPs, Carilion Clinic
Short Bio: I am a general pediatrician who has been involved in narcolepsy-related projects following the diagnosis of a close family member over 15 years ago. In addition to my daily clinical work I teach medical students and pediatric physician trainees, give presentations at local/national/international venues, and currently serve as the President of the non-profit Day4NAPs (Day for Narcolepsy Awareness Projects).
Activity: I arranged for Virginia Governor Ralph S. Northam to proclaim 14 March 2020 to be ‘Narcolepsy Awareness Day’. By his proclamation, he calls “this observance to the attention of all” citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Location: Virginia, USA
Date of Activity: 14 March 2020
Submitted By: Mark Patterson, MD, PhD