Philip O. Ozuah, MD, PhD, President and CEO, Montefiore Einstein, received the 2023 Freeing Voices, Changing Lives Award during the 17th Annual American Institute for Stuttering (AIS) Gala in New York City.
Actress Emily Blunt hosted the event, and shared her personal childhood experience with stuttering. “Stutterers are some of the most courageous people because it's such a minefield every time you open your mouth,” she said.
AIS offers expert speech therapy and community support for people of all ages who stutter.
Learn more at https://www.stutteringtreatment.org/galas/2023-annual-gala.