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Rheumatology Research Foundation
2200 Lake Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Phone: (404) 365-1373
Fax: (404) 600-1674


Meet Our Team

We have some of the most talented people working on our team. Foundation staff is dedicated to improving the lives of people with rheumatic disease.

Rachel Myslinski, MBA
Executive Director

Administration & Governance:

Heather Ford

Awards & Grants:

Eryn Marchiolo, MPH
Vice President, Mission

Damian Smalls
Director, Workforce Awards

Sarah Barksdale
Director, Research

Amber Graham



Shelley Malcolm

Senior Director


Kamilah Greene



Erin Famularo 




Paula Reed

Vice President

Kay Butts-Pruett
Senior Director


Mike Greer
Director, Philanthropy

Colette Novak

Director, Data Strategy

Alexa Newlin
Director, Corporate Relations

Ben Walkuski, MBA
Director, Individual Engagement 

Danica Lempert Wilson
Senior Specialist, Individual Engagement

Laura Johnston
Coordinator, Corporate Relations and Administration

Jessica Hewing
Coordinator, Philanthropy Services




Colleen Merkel, CPA
Vice President

Lauren Adalfio, CPA
Sr. Manager, Finance


Give today and help transform the future for millions of people living with rheumatic disease.