Senior Director, Corporate Relations
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
Jennifer Mefford joined the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) in February 2013. As the Senior Director of Corporate Relations, Mefford oversees all corporate engagement at the Foundation. Identifying mutual areas of collaboration, she engages companies with the PFF’s core programs including the biennial PFF Summit, PFF Care Center Network and PFF Patient Registry. Mefford is also an integral member of the PFF’s therapeutic network initiative that connects the Foundation’s efforts with biotech and pharma to accelerate therapeutic development and improve the lives of those who suffer from pulmonary fibrosis.
Mefford has extensive experience in both creative work and program development. At the PFF, Mefford embraces the opportunity to combine her passion for creative thinking, network development and connecting people with support and resources. She currently is a member of the American Thoracic Society’s Public Advisory Roundtable (PAR) committee, as well as the PAR Drug/Device Discovery Committee. She previously worked as an independent arts producer and curator in Chicago and program manager for the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans.