Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines

National Spine Health Foundation

Empowering Patients with Knowledge and Hope; Proving What Treatments Work

aka National Spine Health Foundation

Reston, VA

Mission

The National Spine Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving spinal health care through education, research, and patient advocacy. We educate Americans about the treatment and prevention of neck and back disorders. We prove what works, drive innovation, and support patients on their journey to spinal health.

Ruling Year

2002

CEO

Dr. Rita Roy

Main Address

11800 Sunrise Valley Drive Suite 620

Reston, VA 20191 USA

Formerly Known As

Spinal Research Foundation

Keywords

spine, spinal, back, neck, medical research, spinal, health care, low back pain, lumbar, cervical

EIN

55-0803996

 Number

6129565326

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Nerve, Muscle and Bone Diseases (G50)

Nerve, Muscle, Bone Research (H50)

Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C. (E99)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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We've Got Your Back National Race Series for Spinal Health

SpineOnline

We've Got Your Back Gala

Spine-Talks™

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National Spine Health Foundation

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No

Organizational Demographics

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

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Unknown
Gender Identity
Female
Sexual Orientation
Decline to state
Disability Status
Decline to state

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Other

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