Western Pennsylvania Chapter

Western Pennsylvania Chapter
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Welcome Welcome to the Western Pennsylvania Chapter

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation welcomes you! Volunteers are the key to our success and the lifeblood of our organization. We have many opportunities for you to get involved. Your participation in any way will help us achieve our mission – finding a cure for all people with CF. Take a moment to check out our upcoming events and learn more!

Events Get involved with our local events

There are 8 upcoming events for this chapter.

Western PA 2023 Annual Meeting
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Pittsburgh Marathon - Run to Cure CF
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Morgantown Great Strides
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Pittsburgh Great Strides
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Erie Great Strides
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Pittsburgh CF Cycle for Life
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Supporters We’d like to thank the people and businesses that support us
Platinum National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Platinum National Corporate Champions!

American Airlines
Gold National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Gold National Corporate Champions!

Learn more about our National Corporate Champions
Key Supporters

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes and thanks our supporters for their generosity and support in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

For information on how you can become a supporter, please call (412) 321-4422.

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Care Centers
Find a Care Center Near You

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers provide expert care and specialized disease management to people living with cystic fibrosis.


Rebecca (Becky) Auer
Up A Notch Marketing & Licensing LLC

George Bellios

Greg Boyd
Vice President, Commercial Loans
NexTier Bank

John S. Brendel

Lauren Christy, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Magnet Program Director
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital

Justin Davis
Coldwell Banker

Brian Donahoe
UPMC Shadyside Hospital

Britt A. Freund
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Denise Freund

Robert Feldman
Partner, Managing Director
Snowden Lane Partners

Scott Hershberger
Lead Communications Specialist
Clinical Marketing

Daniel Johnson, Chair, Tomorrows Leaders
Financial Services Professional Agent
New York Life Insurance Company

Christopher J. Kail
Director of Marketing & Shareholders
Legend Financial Advisors, Inc.

Angela Kinney, Chair
National Volunteer Engagement Chair
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Justin Kreps
Sales Executive
Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisors

Debra (Deb) Longhini
Advocacy Chair

Kathryn S. Moffett MD
Professor/Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Director, Mountain State Cystic Fibrosis Center

Jessica Opalko
Contracts Manager
Legal & Compliance

Nominations Chair
Westinghouse Electric Co.

David M. Orenstein, M.D., M.A.
Director Emeritus, Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Cystic
Fibrosis Center
Past Chair, Ethics Committee
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Joseph Pilewski, MD
Co-Director, Cystic Fibrosis Program
Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical care Medicine Division
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Cell Biology,
University of Pittsburgh

Doug Sarkis, Individual Giving Chair

David Underwood, Vice Chair

Daniel J. Weiner, MD
Director, Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Cystic Fibrosis Center
Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Lisa Willig, Chair Outreach
Hahntown Elementary School Principal
Norwin School District


600 Waterfront Drive 223
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-321-4422
Email: western-pennsylvania@cff.org

Mary Pat Joseph
Area Director
412-321-4422 ext.4703

Jean Schieman 
Senior Development Director
412-321-4422 ext. 4710

Jennifer Taylor
Administrative Manager

Lauren DiMaria
Associate Executive Director

Jennifer Franz
Development Director