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We are delighted to announce the appointments of Mr. Edouard Benjamin and Mr. Jeffrey Vigne to our Board of Directors.

Mr. Edouard “Ed” Benjamin, Jr.
Vice President of the Health and Human Services Division at Leidos .

“I am excited, inspired and humbled to join the Board and to participate in service to patients,” Mr. Benjamin said. “Supporting patients and their families is important to me, as I reflect on my own memories witnessing the devastating pain and suffering of Sickle-Cell Disease in my family. As an industry partner of NIH over many years, I am committed to working with all stakeholders in support of Friends of Patients at NIH’s mission.”

Jeffrey L. Vigne
Executive Vice President
Exeter ITS, a PingWind Company

“I am extremely honored and proud to return to the Friends’ Board of Directors. The organization provides a valuable resource to so many individuals and families who receive care while in clinical trials at the NIH.”

The Friends of Patients at the NIH