Jordan Smelski Foundation for Amoeba Awareness

Jordan Cole Smelski

Jordan died from Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis on July 2, 2014 at the age of 11. Jordan was a fun loving child with a passion for soccer, horseback riding, zip lining, art and video games. While on vacation, Jordan contracted the amoeba Naegleria fowleri, while swimming in hot springs.

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Our Mission

To create global awareness about the risks
associated with amoebas in fresh warm water.

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Meet Jordan

Who passed away on July 2, 2014 from
Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

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Amoeba Facts

Learn more about the
Naegleria fowleri amoeba.

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MISSION

To create global awareness about the risks associated with amoebas in fresh warm water and educate families and medical communities about the risks from Naegleria fowleri and Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

Washington Post – Doctors credited the Smelski Foundation with raising the hospital’s awareness of Naegleria fowleri
SunSentinel – Teen who survived brain-eating amoeba ready to go back to school
Outside Magazine – We May Have a Cure for the Brain Eating Amoeba
Outside Magazine – We May Have a Cure for the Brain Eating Amoeba

Outside Magazine published a story about Sebastian DeLeon. DeLeon had contracted Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the “brain-eating amoeba” while swimming in a body…

Amoeba Awareness Summit – Steve and Shelly Smelski on 90.7 WMFE
Sebastian Deleon survives the amoeba Naegleria fowleri
Sebastian Deleon survives the amoeba Naegleria fowleri

We have compiled a list of the links from this week for the various articles, videos and TV coverage in light…

Jordan’s Sporting Goods Store featured on Fox35 News

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