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The Sjögren's Foundation staff is fiercely passionate about supporting our community, driven to overcome obstacles and motivated to continue the fight against Sjögren's.

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Janet Church

President & Chief Executive Officer

Janet E. Church joined the Sjögren's Foundation as President & Chief Executive Officer in February 2021.

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Katherine Morland Hammitt

Katherine Morland Hammitt

Vice President of Medical & Scientific Affairs

As Vice President of Medical & Scientific Affairs, Kathy Hammitt oversees the Sjögren’s Foundation key medical and scientific initiatives to increase our knowledge about Sjögren’s, improve the exchange of ideas to accelerate research, and set the stage for better treatment and management of Sjögren’s. Together with the Foundation’s Director of Research and Scientific Affairs, Matt Makara , they make a formidable team working to improve patient care and increase research.

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Ben Basloe

Benjamin Basloe

Senior Vice President of Operations & Philanthropy

Benjamin Basloe is the Senior Vice President of Philanthropy & Office Operations.

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Michele Champigny

Michele Champigny

Vice President of Patient Services and Education

Michele Champigny is our Vice President of Patient Services and Education at the Sjögren’s Foundation. She has been with the Foundation since 2013, starting as a part time Director working on awareness and various special projects throughout the years.

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