Laura Hefner

FA Research Fund - Research Program Coordinator

Laura Hefner

Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Laura graduated from Northwestern University, where she earned a degree in Social Policy and French. Following graduation, she worked at the American Society of Nephrology in Washington, D.C. for two years. Laura recently earned her Master of Public Health degree from Emory University. During her time at Emory, Laura served as the treasurer for the Emory chapter of the Georgia Public Health Association and was a graduate research assistant for the Global Fortification Data Exchange.

At FARF, Laura is a part of the research team. She leads the administration of the research grants process, develops programs for scientific events, and helps to communicate FARF's scientific impact to stakeholders. She is looking forward to working alongside researchers committed to finding a cure for Fanconi anemia. After having lived in the Midwest, Northeast, and South, Laura is excited to be in the Pacific Northwest at FARF headquarters in Eugene, Oregon. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time outdoors.

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