We are thrilled to announce our partnership with NHLBI to support the “Cure Sickle Cell Initiative”. On August 1, 2021, Friends of Patients at the NIH will welcome our first patient to The Elm in Bethesda, MD. We will be providing a home away from home for patients to recover post transplant and advance the […]
June 25th, 2021: Motorcycle Ride for Charity Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin from Federal News Network is hosting his second annual Motorcycle Ride for Charity on Friday, June 25, 2021 to beneﬁt the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund and Friends of Patients at the NIH. Last year, Tom was joined by NIH’s own Dr. […]
Friends at NIH is excited to announce new members to our Board of Director’s Executive Committee. Please join us in welcoming: Jay Shah- President Andrew Derr- VP Jerry Sachs-VP Donald Hill- treasurer Thank You to our previous Executive Committee! Friends at NIH expresses our gratitude to our outgoing Executive Committee Members for their years of […]
Friends of Patients at the NIH is pleased to announce the election of three new members to the Friends at NIH Board of Directors. With their rich experiences in finance, accounting, and development, we are looking forward to working with Donald Hill, Julie Wolf-Rodda, and Rich LaFleur to expand possibilities for Friends at NIH. These […]
It has been a long five-year battle for 38-year-old Marla. Marla has traveled nearly 3,000 miles from Ecuador to the NIH in order to receive treatment for diffuse large B cell lymphoma, a type of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Marla was attending medical school in 2015 to become an OB-GYN when she noticed that she was experiencing […]
On Friday, June 26th, 2020, Federal News Network’s Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin organized a Motorcycle Ride for Charity to benefit Friends of Patients at the NIH. Fifteen motorcycle riders joined dozens of non-riding contributors to raise more than $5,000 for the Federal Employees Education and Assistance Fund and Friends of Patients at the NIH. […]
In August 2019, 56-year-old Rhonda was experiencing intense back and side pains. Thinking these were complications from an earlier case of pneumonia, Rhonda went to her doctor. Unfortunately, Rhonda had Non-Hodgkins lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system which makes it difficult for the body to fight off infections.