Friends of the FHS
The Friends of the Framingham Heart Study is a community-based organization that provides supplemental financial support for research activities at the Heart Study and advocacy for the participants. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with tax-exempt status and is supported solely by donations.
Members are Heart Study participants, who oversee and direct funds to areas of need, such as covering travel expenses for postdoctoral fellows attending scientific conferences. All members donate their time. There are no administrative or operating costs.Current members include:
- John Galvani, President
- Peter Allen, Vice President and Treasurer
- James Gordon, Clerk
- Jaidev Dasgupta
- Janice Kiley
- Nancy Spinale
- Donna Tannar
- Ellen Walker
To make a donation to the Friends of the Framingham Heart Study, please contact Lynda Norton at 508-935-3486.