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 view their profiles and connect with them on our Community site. You can contact staff by phone at 800-714-5437.


Pat Furlong
Founding President & CEO
Find Pat on the Community Site | Read Pat’s Bio

Kimberly Galberaith
Chief Operating Officer
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  • Also meet our Board of Directors who govern the organization and our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC).


Abby Bronson
Senior Vice President, Research Strategy
Find Abby on the Community Site

Eric Camino, PhD
Director, Research & Clinical Innovation

Elizabeth Habeeb-Louks
Grants Manager

Ellen Wagner
Special Projects Coordinator


Ryan Fischer
Senior Vice President, Community Engagement
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Annie Kennedy
Senior Vice President, Legislation & Public Policy
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Kathi Kinnett, MSN, CNP
Senior Vice President, Clinical Care
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Amanda Wilkison, BSN
Manager, Clinical Care

The Duchenne Registry

Ann Martin, MS, CGC
Director, The Duchenne Registry
Certified Genetic Counselor
Find Ann on the Community Site

Jen Ely, MS, CGC
Decode Duchenne Program Manager
Certified Genetic Counselor


Will Nolan
Senior Vice President, Communications
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Stephanie Matthes Ivanov
Director, Online Strategy & Engagement
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Kaylan Moitoso
Senior Vice President, Development

Erin Dresnick
Director, Development

Nicole Herring
Director, Community Development
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Danielle Garrigan
Grassroots Fundraising Manager
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Finance & Support

Kelly Dougherty
Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration

Laurie Cicalo
Office Administrator & Matching Gifts Coordinator

Jody Gabbard
Executive Assistant

Maria S. Iacullo
Accounting Administrator

Cecilia Matthes-Petersen
Database Administrator & Shipping Manager