Mridha Spirit of Neurology Humanitarian Award – 2021

2021 recipient

Farrah Mateen, MD, PhD

Sponsored by the American Brain Foundation and endowed by gifts to Dr. Debasish and Chinu Mridha Endowment Fund. Debasish Mridha, MD, and his wife, Chinu, are dedicated to improving the lives of others and recognizing others, through this award, who do the same.

For advocacy, mentorship, and leadership in providing sustained, compassionate neurologic care and leadership for vulnerable populations throughout the world—from First Nation persons in Canada and the USA, to the Syrian conflict and Iraq War. Her work includes introducing public health neurological needs and advocating for global perspectives with neurologists’ broader vision.