Meet The Team
We maintain a small but highly-qualified professional staff at our HQ in New York, which is supplemented by a global network of unpaid experts and opinion leaders in the field of vitiligo who help us in many ways. This operating model allows us to minimize operating expenses and ensure as much money as possible is poured into the battle against vitiligo.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our Board of Directors bring the rigor and efficiency of the leadership world into the vitiligo campaign. The board is comprised of leaders in scientific research, business, media and non-profit who provide strategic oversight and ensure our mission stays targeted and on track.
Meet our Board of Directors
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
Our Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of leading vitiligo researchers and practitioners, as well as experts in related fields, including genetics, immunology and drug development.
The Board identifies priorities for advancing the development of treatments for vitiligo, reviews grant research applications and shapes our research roadmap.
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PUBLIC ADVISORY BOARD
The Public Advisory Board advises the Foundation on what it is like to live with vitiligo and how best to support those affected by the condition.
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Our management team are qualified individuals with a diverse set of skills who are working for a common cause – to find a cure for vitiligo and make a difference in the lives of vitiligo patients.
Meet our Management Team
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What is coming?
NY Vitiligo Community Meeting in September
Our next meeting will be on Thursday, September 21st, at 7PM - 8:30PM on the 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Care Center at 240 East 38th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Av...21 September 2017 19:00, 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Car...
Vitiligo Advocacy Day at the US Capitol
Save-the-Date for the much anticipated Vitiligo Advocacy Day at the United States Capitol this fall. As many of you know, the Advocacy Committee of the Global Vitilig...04 October 2017 10:00, Washington, DC
I have vitiligo: will my children have vitiligo, too?
In some cases vitiligo seems to be inherited and run in families, with children whose parents have vitiligo being at increased risk of developing the condition themsel...
Is vitiligo contagious?
Vitiligo is NOT contagious. It cannot be passed on or caught from touching someone with vitiligo, shaking hands, swimming in the same pool, sharing towels, sitting nex...
Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
Yes, certain chemicals can, indeed, induce or worsen vitiligo. Most commonly they include phenols, such as 4-tertiary-butyl phenol (4-TBP, found in adhesives) or 4-ter...
How long does it take to treat vitiligo?
Treatment results will vary by person and type of vitiligo. The rule of thumb is that you will need to allow at least 3 to 6 months before you begin to see results fro...