Our Story

PSP & CBD Foundation, Inc. is a 501©3 non-profit that assists with funding for research toward a cure and other social programs for the betterment of people suffering with the neurodegenerative diseases Progressive-Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) & Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD). We are based in Bedford, VA.

George Hlinko


George was a retired General Contractor and beloved member of the
Bedford Community, who struggled for 9 years with the
neurodegenerative diseases Progressive Supra-nuclear Palsy and
Corticobasal Degeneration. He continued to educate others on these
rare brain diseases and highlighted their individual symptoms and
care until he passed. George knew the desperate need for awareness
of these neurodegenerative diseases and the outcry from fellow
warriors needing support. He founded this nonprofit in order to further
awareness and research into PSP and CBD, as well as help support
others and their families who struggle with these neurodegenerative
diseases. George donated his brain to the Brain Bank at the Mayo
Clinic in Jacksonville Florida to further research efforts with PSP and
CBD for over 20 years to come!

Dayna Hlinko, M.C.D., SLP

President, Co-Founder

Dayna is a licensed Speech-language Pathologist experienced in
providing individualized speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing
therapy to individuals with neurological disorders and diseases. Dayna
has founded this nonprofit to increase PSP and CBD Awareness in
the medical community and the general public, fund research efforts
for these brain diseases, and provide support to those who struggle
with PSP and CBD.

John Bratton

Regional Vice President, Co-Founder

John is a Structural Welder in Newport News, VA. He founded the PSP and CBD Foundation to promote awareness for further funding for research and to support those with PSP and CBD.

Debra Hlinko

Vice President, Co-Founder

Debra is a special education paraprofessional in Virginia. She cared
for her husband, Co-founder George Hlinko, for the duration of the
progression of these neurodegenerative diseases and provided
advocacy to medical professionals regarding PSP and CBD. She
founded the nonprofit to improve awareness, increase research efforts
for treatments and cures, as well as support those and their
caregivers who battle daily with PSP and CBD.

Amy Clatterbaugh

Treasurer, Co-Founder

Amy is a loan officer with Embrace Home Mortgages. Amy founded
the PSP and CBD Foundation, Inc. to support those who struggle with
PSP and CBD and to increase awareness of these neurodegenerative
diseases to improve research funding for treatments and a cure.

Lindsey Morris

Secretary, Co-Founder

Lindsey is a nursing student in Virginia. She is experienced in
providing education and training to medical professionals for
individualized care of those with PSP & CBD. Lindsey founded the
PSP and CBD Foundation to promote awareness of these two
neurodegenerative diseases, to improve funding for research, and to
support those struggling with PSP and CBD.

Contact Us: info@pspcbdfoundation.org

Phone: 757-896-3980


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