2014 Accomplishments

VeDA Celebrates 2014

Thanks to all our donors, members and volunteers, VeDA made major strides in 2014 toward our goal of defeating dizziness! Here are some of the highlights:

  • Launched our new and improved Member Forum
  • Updated 10 of our short, informational publications about vestibular disorders and their coping strategies
  • Published 5 new publications on topics such as Pharmacotherapy, Neurotoxicity, Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction, Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness, and chiropractic treatment for vestibular disorders
  • Launched a patient registry for vestibular disorders
  • Published our first infographic, “Feeling Dizzy
  • Created a Power Point presentation to help spread awareness
  • Launched the VeDA Ambassador program
  • Awarded the Champion of Vestibular Medicine award to three deserving candidates
  • Added a page to our website dedicated to military soldiers and veterans
  • Created an Advocacy Plan to reduce diagnosis times for vestibular patients
  • Posted 4 videos to our YouTube channel
  • Reached over 1 million people through Facebook, where the number of people who “liked” our page grew by 42%
  • Had our most successful Balance Awareness Week ever, where we raised over $63,000 thanks to the 45 people who creating personal campaign pages and our corporate sponsors
  • Engaged more members and donors than ever before!

Thanks for your support!