DSACO Honors Dr. Murugu Manickam; Guests Enjoy an Enchanting Evening
More than 375 people were on hand at Villa Milano on February 1 for the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio's third annual Dancing with our Stars gala featuring three performances by 25 self-advocates. Murugu Manickam, MD recieved DSACO's 2014 Advocate in Medicine Award.
Dr. Manickam was selected for this prestigious award because of his personal passion and professional dedication to improving the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome. Among his many contributions, Dr. Manickam co-founded the Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at The Ohio State University; serves as a guest speaker and governing board member for DSACO; and volunteers for Buddy Up Tennis.
DSACO would like to thank the dancers, sponsors, volunteers and families who made the 2014 Dancing with our Stars gala a night to remember!
Murugu Manickam, M.D.
2014 Advocate in Medicine
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Nationwide Children's Hospital &
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
DSACO Governing Board Member
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