IU Health ALS Clinic Medical Director accepts “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge”

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The donations are still pouring in, as people continue to issue the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.”

IU Health Neuroscience Center and ALS Clinic Medical Director, Doctor Robert Pascuzzi was in the hot seat on Tuesday. The ALS researcher got drenched this afternoon outside the IU Health Neuroscience Center.

ALS patients and staff members did the honors of pouring the ice cold water on Doctor Pascuzzi.

Later he addressed the controversy over whether the “Ice Bucket Challenge” is really a good thing.

“I think my interest is in, trying to take care of patients and do the best I can and that means I have a responsibility and they do as well to work collectively to raise money for research and anything we can do to do that is a positive thing,” said Doctor Pascuzzi.

“I am so glad, they have come on with the ice bucket challenge. It has brought so much awareness and so much money and for someone like me, it gives me hope,” said Janell Mohr an ALS patient.

Moore also took the challenge on Tuesday, which has raised more than $15.6-million so far for research.

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