Executive Director




An LMS survivor herself since 2002, Sharon has tirelessly used her social work skills to help LMS patients directly while promoting research to find a cure. Sharon has been an integral part of LMSdr since its conception. In 2005, she successfully co-lead a patient tissue donation campaign along with two year follow-up interviews that contributed to significant research data and findings. She is currently the patient coordinator of the LMS tissue bank at Stanford. She has represented LMSdr for several years at ASCO and CTOS scientific conventions. Hundreds of LMS families have received her tireless assistance and support online with the LMS support groups, several of which she initiated and moderates herself. As executive Director of LMSdr, she’s committed to advocating for and funding the most promising research for LMS.