Your Team

We have a passionate team, dedicated to improving the lives of people with arthritis:



Co-Founder and President

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Louis Tharp

Co-Founder and Executive Director

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Ben Nowell

PhD, Director, Patient Centered Research

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Laurie Ferguson

PhD, Vice president of Education

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Stephen Marmaras

Manager, State and National Advocacy

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David Curtis

Vice President, Technology

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David Ho

IT Specialist

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Joseph Coe

MPA, Patient Advocate

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Sarah Aoanan

MA, Health Advocacy Fellow

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Noam Gerber

MPH, Data Scientist

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  • Dr. Jonathan Krant, MD, Medical Director


And we rely on the help and partnership of our friends:

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Hospital for Special Surgery

NYU Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases

University of California, San Francisco

Cavarocchi Ruscio Dennis Assosciates L.L.C., Washington D.C.