John Platt is an individual living with multiple sclerosis. He serves as Chairman of the National MS Society’s Pennsylvania Government Relations Advisory Committee. John has been Consumer Peer Reviewer for the Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Multiple Sclerosis Research Program where he is a full voting member (along with prominent scientists) determining how Congressional funds are spent on multiple sclerosis research. John is dedicated to movement, placing 9th in the 2017 Boston Marathon’s Mens Mobility Impaired Division and is a board member for MS Run The U.S. Inc., America’s first and only 3,000 mile ultra running relay.
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Frank Velasquez, Jr., ATC, CSCS- Director of Sports Performance, Allegheny Health Network
check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episodes featuring Frank Velasquez, Jr., ATC, CSCS, released 9/10/17 and 1/28/18.
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Boston Marathon – Boston Athletic Association
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
New York City Marathon
International Paralympic Committee
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Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music: Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org