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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.

 

The Endometriosis Foundation of America is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. EIN number 20-4904437

 

 

 

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Our Supporters

  Did you know all that you accomplished this year? Through your support, you   increased disease recognition among the general public and medical communities, advocated for patients, provided expert surgical training to physicians, funded landmark endometriosis research, and educated adolescents about early diagnosis and timely intervention!  In 2014, 84.4% of your donations directly funded the EFA’s education, awareness, and research programs. Make your tax-deductible gift online today to start making a difference in the lives of those affected by endometriosis!
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Founding Board Members

Tamer Seckin, MD Padma Lakshmi Jennifer M. Hieber Violet Bernardino Frances Regan Jinesha Siriwardana
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EFA Executive Board

EFA Executive Board of Directors Tamer Seckin, MD* Padma Lakshmi* Jennifer M. Hieber* Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Michael S. Brodherson, MD Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt Former Board Members Violet Bernardino* Frances Regan* Jinesha Siriwardana* Lisa Cirando Kim Bendheim Susan Goldberg Janet Rosel Duygu Yenidogan-Schmidt * Founding Board Member Scientific Advisory Council Harry Reich, MD Medical Director Hugh Taylor, MD Noemie Elhadad, PhD Christine Metz, PhD Robert N. Taylor, MD, PhD 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…
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EFA Staff

Staff Bios: Harry Reich, MD, FACOG, FRCOG, FACS, Medical Director Dr. Reich is a pioneer in the field of laparoscopic surgery having performed many firsts, including the first laparoscopic hysterectomy, the first pelvic lymphadenectomy for cancer, and the first excision of cul-de-sac endometriosis that included rectal resection. A graduate of Lehigh University and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dr. Reich was Director of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center until 2000.     Theresa Davidson, MPH, MEd, Managing Director Theresa is a public health practitioner who has been working with adolescent and underserved populations for the…
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Resource Materials

YOU can help us raise endometriosis awareness! Please click on individual links below to download free copies of outreach and education materials. For information and materials about how to host an EndoWalk, please email [email protected] Check back often as we update our materials on a regular basis. Fact Sheets Consider Endometriosis Tool Kit Brochures Posters Logos Fact Sheets: Our fact sheets provide basic information on the four topics below. These are great materials for school nurses offices, informational tables, or even for your own education. Endometriosis and Adolescents  Endometriosis and Infertility Endometriosis…
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