Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy’s staff is a dedicated group of passionate people that continually work to assist families in the community. They are available to help round the clock and are deeply committed to fight to end Duchenne.

Find contact information for PPMD’s staff members below, or contact staff by phone at 800-714-5437.


Pat Furlong
Founding President & CEO
Read Pat’s Bio

Kimberly Galberaith
Chief Operating Officer

  • Also meet our Board of Directors who govern the organization and our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC).


Eric Camino, PhD
Director, Research & Clinical Innovation

Ellen Wagner
Special Projects Coordinator


Ryan Fischer
Senior Vice President, Community Engagement


Rachel Schrader MS, APRN, CPNP-PC
Senior Vice President, Clinical Care

Amanda Wilkison, RN, BSN
Manager, Clinical Care

Kathi Kinnett, MSN, CNP
Clinical Team Advisor

The Duchenne Registry

Ann Martin, MS, CGC
Director, The Duchenne Registry
Decode Duchenne Program Manager
Certified Genetic Counselor

Niki Armstrong, MS, CGC
Lead Curator, The Duchenne Registry
NBS Pilot Program Manager
Certified Genetic Counselor


Stephanie Matthes Ivanov
Director, Online Strategy & Engagement


Kaylan Moitoso
Senior Vice President, Development

Erin Dresnick
Director, Development

Nicole Herring
Director, Community Development

Finance & Support

Jody Gabbard
Executive Assistant

Maria S. Iacullo
Accounting Administrator