Meet Elizabeth Sullivan

Categories: Boston Marathon
Marathon Profile: Elizabeth Sullivan   Hi everyone, my name is Elizabeth and I am a two time brain aneurysm survivor as well as an Acute Care/ Trauma and Critical Care surgeon. I was diagnosed in 1999 and again in 2017, I am truly lucky to have had my aneurysms diagnosed before they ruptured and have had open and …

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Meet Russel Vanderpool

Categories: Boston Marathon
Marathon Profile: Russell Vanderpool  Hi friends, my name is Russell and I am a brain aneurysm survivor. I am running for the BAF in the 2019 Boston Marathon to celebrate life. Being a survivor, I am very driven to further the Brain Aneurysm Foundation’s mission. I am not only running this race for the foundation …

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Meet Sheri – A survivor’s story

Categories: Blog
On January 1, 2016 my sister, Sheri, started the new year with a devastating brain hemorrhage due to an AVM (arteriovenous malformation). The past two years have been challenging for her, to say the least. After surviving the hemorrhage and months of recovery, she can now eat, walk, and speak again. Things she had taken …

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Mother and Son Connection

Categories: Blog
I was sitting at my desk at work when my 19-year-old son called and said, “Mom, I have a brain aneurysm.” At that moment my world stopped. I did what every mom today probably would have; I googled brain aneurysm, and panic set in. It all started roughly six months prior to his diagnosis. My …

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CNBC’s Sharon Epperson On Surviving A Ruptured Brain Aneurysm

Categories: BAF Other News

By Victoria Uwumarogie for Madamenoire.com on November 22, 2017 Chances are, if you look back through your family tree and ask around, someone in your bloodline has dealt with a brain hemorrhage. According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated six million people in the U.S. have unruptured brain aneurysms at this moment, or about one out …

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