Jordan Smelski Foundation for Amoeba Awareness

Creating awareness of Naegleria fowleri and Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

Jordan Cole Smelski

Let us introduce you to 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.

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).

JORDAN’S STORY

Amoeba Facts

Learn more about the Naegleria fowleri amoeba and the virus Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM).

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