Navigation Links
CPF Appoints Mishka Michon Chief Executive Officer
Date:1/29/2008

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced the appointment of Mishka Michon as its new Chief Executive Officer. Michon has more than 25 years of experience overseeing all aspects of development, a key area of importance in leadership for non-profit foundations such as the CPF. Michon will lead the CPF's next phase of growth, including expanding CPF fundraising capabilities and driving its overall mission to accelerate research efforts into the deadly, incurable lung disease.

"Mishka brings a wealth of proven experience and success in the non-profit fundraising community into her new role as CEO," said Marvin Schwarz, MD, Chairman of the CPF Board of Directors. "Mishka's leadership will be critical to the long term growth and success of the CPF and her vision will help the foundation expand its role as a major source of research funding in the fight against Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)."

Michon joined the CPF in June 2006 as Executive Vice President of Development. Her work helped increase the foundation's charitable contributions and staffing and she led its efforts to increase visibility amongst corporate and individual donors.

"I am committed to the success of the CPF and to helping take the Foundation to its next phase of growth and beyond," said Michon. "I have seen firsthand the people who have been touched by IPF and realize the great need and opportunity that exists for helping to find treatments and a cure for this devastating disease."

Michon replaces Mark Shreve who will be assuming the role as Chief Operating Officer of the foundation. Shreve made the decision in recent weeks to revise his role with the foundation due to family obligations and professional demands of the job. Shreve will remain an integral part of the day to day operations of the CPF.

Before joining the CPF, Michon served as a consultant to non-profit organizations in building development programs and events in Southern California. She was director of development for the west coast division of the Museum of Television and Radio and the director of major gifts for the Shoah Visual History Foundation. She has been affiliated with top tier universities, including UCLA and USC, where she served as a director of major gifts. Along with directing the development for one of the campus colleges, she was interim director of corporate and foundation relations for California State University, Northridge. Her experience also includes positions as development director for the ERAS Center for Children with Learning Disabilities and the John Tracy Clinic. Michon received her Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.

About the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 2001 to accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, supporting, and advocating for the community of patients, families, and medical professionals fighting this disease. The CPF funds promising research into new approaches to treat and cure pulmonary fibrosis; provides patients and families with comprehensive education materials, resources, and hope; serves as a voice for national advocacy of IPF issues; and works to improve awareness of IPF in the medical community as well as the general public. The CPF's nonprofit partners include many of the most respected medical centers and healthcare organizations in the U.S. With more than 14,000 members nationwide, the CPF is the largest nonprofit organization in the U.S. dedicated to advocating for those with pulmonary fibrosis. For more information please visit http://www.coalitionforpf.org or call (888) 222-8541.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. QualityMetric Appoints Chief Innovation and Research Officer
2. Allos Therapeutics Appoints Bruce K. Bennett as Vice President, Manufacturing
3. Murad, Inc. Appoints Jeff Murad to Vice-President of Product Development
4. ZYTO Corp. Appoints New Chief Operations Officer and New Chief Financial Officer
5. Batesville Holdings, Inc., Appoints Cynthia L. Lucchese Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
6. VNUS Medical Technologies Appoints Peter Osborne as Chief Financial Officer
7. LifeSync Corporation Appoints Nancy McLane as Senior Vice President Operations
8. ChemoCentryx Appoints Edward E. Penhoet, Ph.D., to Board of Directors
9. Cardiva Medical, Inc. Appoints Two New Officers: Malcolm Farnsworth as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer and Tara Zerby as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing
10. Kendle Appoints Industry Veteran to Lead Asia/Pacific Expansion
11. LifeVantage Corporation Appoints Industry Veteran David Brown as President & CEO
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... , ... Recognizing that lifestyle medicine is essential to health and healthcare, ... Katz, MD, MPH, president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, as their first ... gratifying,” said Katz. “There is so much opportunity to add years to lives, and ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... ... The preeminent surgical aftercare facility Pearl Recovery Retreat was pleased to provide ... 2016, the 61-year-old model and reality TV star was diagnosed with early stage ductal ... according to an interview with the Daily Mail Online . , Following ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , ... May 04, 2016 ... ... compression and support for knees, ankles, and elbows. Engineered with athletes in ... 3D flat-bed manufacturing (opposed to ineffective circular knitting, common in the industry) ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... Angeles, California (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... Cancer Research (AACR) honors the month of May as National Cancer Research Month. According ... 1.6 million new diagnoses of cancer with predications of one in four Americans dying ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... 04, 2016 , ... International Conference on Obesity and Chronic ... at Las Vegas. It aims to bring together academicians, scientists, dietitians, surgeons, physicians, ... across the globe; making the conference a perfect platform to share experience and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... 3, 2016 Norgine ... sie einen entscheidenden Meilenstein durch diese Veröffentlichung ... zum Handeln, um Patientenresultate  bei Verdauungs- und ... Fortschritten im Verständnis der Hepatischen Enzephalopathie bei ... für Hepatische Enzephalopathie in der Öffentlichkeit zu ...
(Date:5/2/2016)...  While nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) are aware ... health, only about half report taking any steps to ... a new survey announced today by Hologic (Nasdaq: ... Osteoporosis Month, Hologic is raising awareness of this major ... Americans. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... April 29, 2016 ReportsnReports.com ... 2016" market research report that provides an overview ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ... reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: