Your Team

Your Team

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

Seth D. Ginsberg, BSc

President, GHLF

Louis Tharp

Co-Founder and Executive Director

Laurie Ferguson, PhD

Director, Education Development

W. Benjamin Nowell, PhD., M.S.W.
Director, Patient-Centered Research

David Curtis
Director, Technology and Data Services

Shilpa Venkatachalam,PhD
Director, Patient-Centered Research Operations and Ethical Oversight
Co-President, GHLF Canada

Joseph M. Coe, MPA
Director, Education and Digital Strategy
Co-President, GHLF Canada

Steven Newmark
Chief Legal Officer, Director of Policy

Kelly Gavigan, MPH
Director, Data Management and Analytics

Daniel Hernandez, MD
Director of Medical Affairs and Hispanic Outreach

Jim Bumgardner, MFA
Director, Arts Outreach

Ryan Johnson
Manager, Finance and Administration

Laura Stradford, MPH
Senior Project Manager

Corey Greenblatt, MPH
Senior Manager, Policy and Advocacy

Danielle Ali
Senior Systems Analyst

James Dybisz
Senior Manager, Web Development

Amy Finkelstein
Operations Administrator

Angel Tapia
Patient Advocate, Hispanic Community Outreach Manager

Zoe Rothblatt, MPH
Associate Director, Community Outreach

Conner Mertens
Patient Advocate, Community Outreach Manager

Esteban Rivera, MS
Data Scientist

Sarah R. Shaw
BIPOC Patient Advocate, Community Outreach Manager

Susan Jara
Associate Director, Patient Education

Barbara Boyd-Floering

Patient Care Manager

Whelton Virshup CreakyJoints Arthritis Clinic

Adam Kegley, MA, MS
Manager, Global Partnerships

Angela Degrassi
Research Manager for Patient-Centered Research

Ben Blanc, MS
Manager, Programs and Special Projects

JP Summers
Patient Advocate, Community Outreach Manager

Veronica Rodriguez
Manager, Digital Marketing

Eric Stone, MA
Manager, Instructional Design

Anne M. Sydor, PhD
Director of Research Development and Communications