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About the Endometriosis Foundation of America


Our Mission

The Endometriosis Foundation of America strives to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research. Engaged in a robust campaign to inform both the medical community and the public, the EFA places particular emphasis on the critical importance of early diagnosis and effective intervention while simultaneously providing education to the next generation of medical professionals and their patients.

EFA Executive Board of Directors


Former Board Members

  • Violet Bernardino*
  • Frances Regan*
  • Jinesha Siriwardana*
  • Lisa Cirando
  • Susan Goldberg
  • Janet Rosel
  • Duygu Yenidogan-Schmidt

* Founding Board Member


EFA Staff

  • Mady J. Schuman, PhD
    Executive Director

  • Theresa Davidson, MEd, MPH
    Director of Education and Outreach

  • Jennifer Hancher, MA, MPH
    Coordinator of Education and Outreach

  • Marilyn Alexander, MA
    Development Associate

  • Kathryn Behrens, MPH
    Outreach Coordinator


Advisory Council

  • Hugh Taylor, MD
  • William Rodgers, MD, PhD
  • Asgerally Fazleabas, PhD
  • Linda Griffith, PhD
  • Pinar Kodaman, MD, PhD
  • Mauricio Simões Abrão, MD
  • Samuel Levin, MD
  • Camran Nezhat, MD
  • Ronald Primas, MD
  • David B. Redwine, MD
  • Harry Reich, MD
  • Bruce Yaffe, MD
  • Lone Hummelshoj
  • Karlene ChinQuee, MD
  • CY Liu, MD
  • Donna Kesselman, MD

Nurse Keynote Advisors/Speaker Panel

  • Phyllis Yezzo, RN, MS, CPHQ, CNE
  • Wendy Winer, RN, BSN, CNOR, RNFA
  • Vijaya Lakshmi, RN, MPH
  • Donna Cardillo, RN, MA
  • Melanie Reyes, RN
  • Jennifer Grossman, RN
  • Sharon Sperling-Silber, NP
  • Tracy Shaltis, RN, BSN

 

 
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