Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research
As Executive Director of FSR since 2012, Ginger Spitzer leads the implementation of a new strategic plan to support the Foundation’s mission and to raise vital funds in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. Building on the Foundation’s previous successes, Ginger directs a comprehensive plan that both highlights and unifies the FSR’s multiple research and education initiatives with the goal of bringing accelerated changes for sarcoidosis patients. With nearly 25 years of experience in managing non-profit operations, Ginger provides expertise in organizational growth, best practices operations, and funder relations. Her professional endeavors encompass executive management with both a service and advocacy mission nationally and globally. She also has held numerous adjunct university teaching positions. She currently is a member of the American Thoracic Society PAR committee, as well as the PAR Awards Committee and the PAR Health Disparities Committee. In addition, she is a member of DIA, a 2015 Fellow of DIA-PEC, and associate editor of the DIA-PEC Newsletter, as well as a member of the Pfizer Rare Disease Advocacy Board, and numerous other professional organizations.