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Muscular Dystrophy Association

Contact Information

Bob Mackile, Director, Public Affairs
National Headquarters
3300 East Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718-3208

1-800-572-1717 (Voice - Toll-free),
520-529-2000 (Voice),
520-529-5300 (FAX),

Internet Resources


The Muscular Dystrophy Association, (MDA) is a nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education. MDA has more than 200 offices across the country, sponsors some 200 hospital-affiliated clinics and supports more than 330 research projects around the world.


MDA resource materials include a variety of publications and videotapes. Serial publications: Quest is a bi-monthly magazine with circulation of 125,000 reports on the latest research findings and issues of living with a neuromuscular disease. The MDA/ALS Newsmagazine is a monthly newsletter for those who have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and their families/caregivers. Annual Report--information on MDA programs, research activities, medical services, fund-raising, and educational programs, as well as such organizational data as financial statements.


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Date Entered: 5/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/19/2013
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:39:03 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0441
Accession Number: DP91A0267

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