As the Program Coordinator, Laura supports the Patient Engagement team as they provide resources to the rare community. Laura’s responsibilities include providing resources to the RARE Foundation Alliance, developing RARE Toolkits, managing patient inquiries and organizing patient meetups. Before Global Genes, Laura worked with Kaiser Permanente on the HEAL Zone Grant, where she bridged the gaps between the community and organizations assisting Public Health.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College, where she completed an Honors Thesis analyzing inter-organizational interactions of public health initiatives. When Laura’s not working, you’ll find her traveling, learning new languages and spending time with her family.