B. Smith and Husband Dan Gasby to Receive American Brain Foundation’s PLINA Award

Thursday, April 06, 2017 | Dementia & Cognitive Disorders


B. Smith and her husband Dan Gasby are the 2017 recipients of the American Brain Foundation’s Public Leadership in Neurology Award (PLINA). Smith is a celebrity chef, restaurateur, supermodel, and lifestyle maven, who was diagnosed with early-onset’s in 2013. Gasby recently joined the American Brain Foundation Board of Directors to help the Foundation make curing brain disease a high profile, public cause. The couple will receive the PLINA award during the Foundation’s Commitment to Cures dinner on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

The couple joins a prestigious list of past winners, including journalist Bob Woodruff, retired professional athlete Tedy Bruschi, Vice President Walter Mondale, actor Michael J. Fox, and former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno.

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