Meet the High Profile Special Guest Speakers Appearing at the 3rd Annual Honey Bash Fundraising Gala for Brain Aneurysm Research – Sept. 17th in Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Ahmed J Awad, Survivor Sally Freedman, MC Joe DeCamara, Dr. J Mocco


Dr. Ahmed J Awad

Dr. Awad is the 2016 Bee Foundation Research Grant Award winner, and will be presenting his pilot study at the Honey Bash. He is currently a post-doctoral associate researcher in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

Dr. J Mocco

A member of our Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Mocco has received numerous local, regional, and national grants in support of his research efforts and has had continual funding over his entire career. Dr. Mocco has over 288 peer reviewed publications, 26 solicited editorials, and 16 book chapters. He is also co-editor of three books on neurosurgical operative technique. He currently serves on the executive committee of the AANS/CNS Joint Cerebrovascular Section as secretary and on the SNIS Board of Directors, as a member-at-large.

Dr. Mocco’s major areas of clinical and research interest are stroke and brain aneurysms. Dr. Mocco performs both open surgical procedures and minimally invasive endovascular procedures for cerebrovascular disorders. Dr. Mocco will be a guest speaker at the Honey Bash this year.

Make sure to get your tickets and join us for a fun night of dinner, dancing, and most important, supporting brain aneurysm research and awareness efforts at the 3rd Annual Honey Bash Gala.


Joe DeCamara

Our Master of Ceremonies for the 3rd Annual Honey Bash Gala will be Joe DeCamara. Joe is currently the sports talk show host for 97.5-FM The Fanatic every night from 6-10PM, co-hosting once a week with Ron Jaworski. Joe DeCamera is also the TV Play-by-Play announcer of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul on The Comcast Network and ESPN-3. His list of accomplishments goes on – he has appeared as a guest commentator on a variety of TV stations including The NFL Network, Comcast SportsNet, Fox-29, and others, and has hosted many national shows for ESPN Radio.


Brain Aneurysm Survivor: Sally Freedman

Sally is a ruptured brain aneurysm survivor, and was training for an Ironman when her aneurysm ruptured. She says, “Before my incident, I was in the best shape of my life. In 2013, I spent most of the year training for my lifelong dream of completing an Ironman. During the peak of my training, I exercised two to five hours a day, eating an organic, gluten-free diet, and feeling great.” Sally has returned to running since recovering from the rupture.

Sally is our guest of honor for this year’s Honey Bash and we are excited to have such an inspirational woman tell her story and help us support brain aneurysm research.

Join the world’s top brain aneurysm thought leaders, caregivers, and survivors 2016 Honey Bash Sept 17th, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA.

Founded in May 2014, The Bee Foundation is a Philadelphia-based 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising awareness and reducing the number of deaths caused by brain aneurysms through innovative research. For further information, contact us At

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