Supporting the Foundation’s awards program also provides a powerful way for rheumatology professionals to give back to and help enhance their field. “As a former award recipient, I know firsthand how funding from the Foundation can be integral to conducting novel research that will lead to important breakthroughs,” says Jon Giles, MD, MPH. “Now, as a donor, it’s an honor to help support and train the next generation of rheumatology professionals.”
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For those affected by rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other painful diseases, supporting the Foundation is a way to invest in the future and impact the lives of patients. Steve Russell and his wife, Debra, began donating to the Foundation after their daughter was diagnosed with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis at just 16 years old. “I have the seen the pain firsthand,” explains Steve, “and want to see others spared of this disease.”
Learn more about the exciting work being done by the latest recipients of Foundation funding.