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163: Driven with Dr. Denise Wunderler

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163: Driven with Dr. Denise Wunderler

Denise Wunderler, DO, FAOASM is a board-certified Sport Medicine physician and team doctor for USA Volleyball who tells her daughter's story and the cause that has made her more DRIVEN.…
April 13, 2020
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163: Driven with Dr. Denise Wunderler

Denise Wunderler, DO, FAOASM is a board-certified Sport Medicine physician and team doctor for USA Volleyball who tells her daughter’s story and the cause that has made her more DRIVEN.

Sweet, healthy Vienna Carly Savino was only 2.8 years old when she fell asleep while watching TV at home in Holmdel, New Jersey, on 12 Nov 2017, and never woke up. Her death was categorized as SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood). SUDC is the category of death designated in kids 1-18 years old, when there’s no explanation after a thorough investigation. Even Vienna’s genetic studies did not reveal a cause. Shockingly, SUDC is scarcely known in the medical community or the general public. Denise and family are on a mission to change this!

Join me and my family on May 16 for Vienna’s Day of International SUDC Awareness!

3rd Annual Vienna’s Day of International SUDC Awareness

SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2020

  1. Please wear your Team Vienna shirt (or hot pink color) and be active (walk/run/hike/bike/climb/Max Challenge) or volunteer in Vienna’s honor, wherever you are that day (you can purchase a shirt at hightopdesigns.com/team-vienna)

  2. Hold a sign/piece of paper “Team Vienna – your location” with the date, and take a picture

  3. Post your picture directly to your Facebook page and tag: Denise Wunderler / Team Vienna – SUDC Awareness  OR  Instagram #teamvienna4sudcawareness  OR email it to [email protected]

Resources:

Team Vienna 4 SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood) Awareness Inc. (501c3 nonprofit)

The SUDC Coalition

Email: [email protected]

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