"I've been working with the Alzheimer's Association
for about 10 years. Aside from helping people across the
country, they helped me deal with a loss and make me feel
like this is a battle that we can still win."
David Hyde Pierce
Alzheimer Champion David Hyde Pierce is the 2010 recipient of the Tony Awards® Isabelle Stevenson Award, recognizing an individual from the theater community who "has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian, social service or charitable organization, regardless of whether such organizations relate to the theater."
Pierce is being honored for his work with the Alzheimer's Association in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. A former member (and now an honorary member) of the Association's national board, Pierce has regularly participated in the Alzheimer's Action Summit in Washington, D.C., meeting with elected officials to advocate for increased investment in Alzheimer research.