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
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!
Piraye Yurttas Beim, PhD
Dr. Piraye Yurttas Beim founded Celmatix in 2009 to empower women to be more proactive and informed about their fertility through better data, including genomics. She was on the front lines of the personalized medicine revolution during her doctoral work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell (NYC) and was inspired to create the company after completing her postdoctoral embryology research training at the University of Cambridge (UK). Realizing how many of the successful, career-minded women in her network were making major, life-defining decisions around fertility based on age alone, she set out to bring…
Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt, Executive Director
Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt has held leadership positions in healthcare and Foundation public relations and advocacy for over 30 years. She has spent her career communicating to a wide audience complex health issues involving chronic disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease and women’s health. She has lead education school boards advocating for students and raising money to support school programs. At the EFA, Leslie seeks to raise awareness and advocate for endometriosis sufferers through education programs, social media, partnerships, research and fund raising. She has served on education and healthcare Boards and is a senior adviser to the China-US Chamber…
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Check back often as we update our materials on a regular basis.
Consider Endometriosis Tool Kit
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