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Archives for: May 20th, 2019

Dr. Debra Regier: 2019 Rare Impact Award Honoree

Written by Lisa Sencen on May 20, 2019

Debra Regier, M.D., Ph.D. is the Director of Genetic and Genomic Education at Washington, DC’s Children’s National Medical Center, attending physician in genetics and metabolism and Primary Investigator (PI) for the Rare Disease Clinical Research Scholars Program. A graduate of the University of Utah School of… Read More

Dr. Wendy Chung: 2019 Rare Impact Award Honoree

Written by Lisa Sencen on May 20, 2019

As a clinical and molecular geneticist, Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D. has been working with patients with rare genetic diseases and their families for the last 20 years. She is the Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and leader of the Chung… Read More

Donna Appell, R.N.: 2019 Rare Impact Award Honoree

Written by Lisa Sencen on May 20, 2019

When Donna Appell’s one-year-old daughter Ashley exhibited frequent and unexplainable bruising, Donna turned to her toddler’s pediatrician for answers. She was told that the bruising was “easier to see” because of Ashley’s albinism. After leaving the pediatrician feeling patronized, Donna sought answers herself, learned about a rare bleeding… Read More