Robert H. Waterman Memorial Research Fund


Robert H. Waterman, Jr. made a huge impact on the RLS community serving as Chairman of the RLS Foundation's Board of Directors as well as Chairman Emeritus. Bob was passionate about promoting RLS research and established the RLS Foundation Research Grant Program in 1997. Since then the program has funded 48 research grants totaling nearly $2 million. Your generosity will help to further RLS research and honor Bob's memory.



"Without Bob Waterman, there quite possibly would not be an RLS Foundation today; at the very least, it would be much less robust and significant than it is now. His leadership in strengthening the Board, in guiding the Foundation's drafting of strategic goals, and in creation of our hugely valuable research funding program, combined with his passionate commitment to fight for those who suffer from RLS, all are facets of his legacy. It was a privilege to have known him and worked beside him in the RLS cause."
- Lew Grant, Chair Emeritus, RLS Foundation Board of Directors