Andrea joined the FARF team in 2021, bringing more than 10 years of healthcare experience specializing in nutrition support and critical care. Originally from Pennsylvania, she worked at Walter Reed Military Medical Hospital in Maryland before relocating to the Pacific Northwest.
As Advocacy and Engagement Manager, Andrea is responsible for managing community programs that relate to clinical support and research advocacy for the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund. She oversees the community clinical programs, the Fanconi Anemia Registry and the Virtual Tumor Board, to make sure individuals with FA who have a cancer diagnosis get the best possible care. She also manages the Research Advocacy Program to help amplify the voices and lived experiences of the FA community.
A die-hard Penn State football fan, when she’s not working you can catch her rooting for her team, spending time with her American Bulldog, Boh, baking, or traveling.