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KAREN LIN SU, M.D., APPOINTED CARES FOUNDATION MEDICAL DIRECTOR

(UNION, NJ, May 17, 2010) CARES Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Lin Su, M.D., to the position of Medical Director.

“Dr. Su has a deep understanding of the treatment and research associated with congenital adrenal hyperplasia,” said Gregory J. Kraff, President, CARES Foundation. “She will provide invaluable medical expert input to support group training, review of medical content for our newsletter and website as well as provide guidance for our CAH Comprehensive Care Center initiatives.  As CARES Foundation’s Medical Director, Dr. Su will provide medical leadership, ensure the organization’s publications and statements are medically sound, oversee medical information that is rendered through the organization, and assume leadership responsibility for the medical aspects related to the organization.” 

Dr. Su currently is a research associate at  the Hospital for Special Surgery and voluntary faculty member of the Pediatric Endocrinology Department of Weill Medical College of Cornell both in New York.  Previously, she held assistant professor positions at both Mount Sinai School of Medicine and New York Presbyterian/Weill Medical College of Cornell.  She is certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology by American Board of Pediatrics and holds two awards from the National Institutes of Health for her rare disease and health research work.  Extensively published, her work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed publications including the Journal of  Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and Clinical Pediatrics. She graduated cum laude with honors from Yale University and then went on to complete her medical degree at Cornell University Medical College. 

CARES Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of families and individuals affected by Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) through proactively advancing research for a better understanding of CAH, better treatments and a cure; educating the public and healthcare professionals about all forms of CAH; advocating for universal newborn screening; immediate, appropriate emergency medical treatment; and comprehensive lifelong care; as well as providing support services and resources vital to the CAH community worldwide.

For more information on CARES and CAH, please visit our website at www.caresfoundation.org or call 866-277-3737. 

CARES Foundation Contact:

Dina Matos, Executive Director (dina@caresfoundation.org)
2414 Morris Ave., Suite 110
Union, NJ 07083
Phone: 908-364-0272
Toll-free: 866-227-3737
URL: www.caresfoundation.org

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