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FOX News (Reno, NV)

ALF National Patient Advisory Committee (NPAC) member Robin Ellis appeared on Reno, Nevada's FOX News affiliate during Hepatitis Awareness Month to talk about his experiences living with hepatitis C and his advocacy activities to support increased funding for research. The segment aired on May 20, 2015. Robin will also appear on the local ABC TV station on May 27, 2015.

WBLS Radio

NPAC member Michelle Carver will appear on New York City's premier radio station WBLS discussing hepatitis C as part of communications and advocacy activities around Hepatitis Awareness Month. The segment will air on May 27, 2015.


ALF’s Chief Executive Officer and National Board Chair Tom Nealon was cited in an article about a new fund to help people living with hepatitis C pay for medications. The article was posted on May 22, 2015.


Mauricio Lisker-Melman, MD, director of the hepatology program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and member of the American Liver Foundation’s National Medical Advisory Committee, was cited in a May 14, 2015, article about whether it is safe to drink alcohol after being cured of hepatitis C.

CBS News 5 Arkansas

Flavors of Memphis honoree Carlette Mertes-Metcalf, member of ALF's national patient advisory committee, discussed new hepatitis C treatments in a segment that aired on April 29, 2015.

Memphis Business Journal

Deri Whittaker, executive director of ALF's Mid South Memphis Division, commented on the Flavors of Memphis 2015 event. The article was published April 23, 2015.

WMC-TV (NBC) News 5 Memphis

This news station aired a photo gallery of the 2015 Flavors of Memphis event.

FOX News 26 Houston

Carmen Herrera, events manager of ALF's Desert Southwest Division, and Michael Adams, a member of the ALF national patient advisory committee, discussed non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Carmen also previewed the 2015 Liver Life Walk Houston. The segment aired April 20, 2015.

News Channel 5 Network Nashville

AJ Miller, executive director of ALF's Mid South Division - Nashville, commented on liver disease and the importance of the Flavors galas. The piece aired April 19, 2015.

ABC News 6 Philadelphia

Ivory Allison, executive director of ALF's Mid-Atlantic Division, and Chef Anthony Maspollo, manager and partner of Le Castagne Restaurant, discussed the Flavors of Philadelphia 2015 event. The segment aired April 16, 2015.

The American Liver Foundation's Flavors of Philadelphia was included in's Top 5 Food Events round-up. The article ran on April 13, 2015.

Phoenix Magazine Online

The American Liver Foundation's Liver Life Walk Phoenix was included in Phoenix Magazine's "Weekly Top 10" events in Phoenix. The article was posted April 13, 2015.

The New Haven Register

Stephen Fries of the New Haven Register recapped the Flavors of Connecticut 2015 event. The article ran on April 8, 2015.

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