Saturday, September 28, 2019
Golden Gate Park: Music Concourse

The Hydrocephalus Association
would like to welcome our 2019 honorary Chair

Dr. Lauren Ostling!

Dr. Lauren Ostling Photo  


Dr. Ostling is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at UCSF, specializing in pediatric neurosurgery.  She is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (BCHO), but treats children at both east and west bay locations.  She completed her undergraduate degree at Northwestern University where she received a B.A. in Mathematics.  She attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine.  Dr. Ostling completed her neurosurgical residency at the University of Cincinnati and a Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship at UCSF.  She is board certified by the ABNS. She is Co-Director of the Neuroscience Center at BCHO and treats a variety of pediatric neurosurgical conditions, including a significant number of patients with hydrocephalus from multiple different etiologies. She is passionate about providing the highest level of care for patients and their families as her own family has been affected by hydrocephalus.

Join us to raise money for hydrocephalus research, education, advocacy, and community support networks. The WALK to End Hydrocephalus is the Hydrocephalus Association’s largest annual fundraising event, raising nearly $2 million last year thanks to more than 17,000 participants in 40+ locations across the U.S. When you take part in ending hydrocephalus, you join a family of 1 million+ Americans who are fighting for a cure every day. Don’t miss your chance to make history with HA in 2019. Register today!

PLEASE REGISTER for the WALK to End Hydrocephalus today.

Recognition Gifts

Participants raising $75 or more will receive the 2019 WALK to End Hydrocephalus T-Shirt

Raise $250 or more and qualify for these additional HA gifts

Day of Event Schedule

Registration/Check- In  7:30 AM 8:45 AM 
Opening Ceremonies 8:45 AM  9:00 AM
WALK 9:00 AM 10:00 AM  
Post WALK activities 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Dogs are welcome at Golden Gate Park

Directions to the Music Concourse/Bandshell at Golden Gate Park

Parking Instructions: There is all day parking underground but for $ 6 per hour or $33 all day. There is also street parking available with the exception of JFK Drive from 8th Ave to Transverse Drive on event day. We will walk on JFK drive! 


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For more information, contact:

Marina Thompson, Kayla Lewis & Dr. Lauren Ostling



Hydrocephalus Association

(888) 598-3789