On fire for research and a cure!

This diverse group of volunteer patients, physicians, and professionals guides and helps support CARF in fulfilling its mission through fundraising, oversight of its programs and activities, strategic planning, and patient support.

Board of Directors

Rita Wanser

Andrew F. Alexis, MD, MPH

Christina Arungwa, MBA

Wlima F. Bergfeld, MD, FACP

Corey Hartman, MD

Maria K. Hordinsky, MD

Christine Janus

Yolanda Lenzy, MD, MPH

Jim O'Connell

Sharon Potter

Nicole E. Rogers, MD

Jerry Shapiro, MD, FRCPC

Ken Washenik, MD, PhD


Jean Pickford
Executive Director

Madeline Miller
Associate Executive Director

Mike Andre
Website Admin


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