The Neuropathy Association has established “Neuropathy Centers” at and in affiliation with four of the nation’s most prestigious university medical centers including that of University of Michigan. The Centers are the first in what is expected to become a national network of centers affiliated with the Association. Their purpose is to 1) Encourage and organize and patient support activities 2) Educate physicians to better evaluate and treat patients 3) Partner with key health care thought leaders and 4) Raise general neuropathy awareness at a grassroots level. The University of Michigan Neuropathy Center under the direction of Dr. Eva Feldman had its opening ceremony on Wednesday, March 9, 2005. Read full press release.