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We would like to thank all of our National Lupus Partners Network members for their ongoing guidance and support in the planning and execution of lupus education and awareness initiatives. 

Partners United for Lupus Sustainable Education and Awareness Program Advisory board members

  • Sam Lim, MD, MPH - Emory University, Chair
  • Annette Myarick - Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance
  • Dyan Zapeda - Lupus Advocate
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD)
  • Sean Nolan - Lupus Advocate
  • Wendy Rogers - Lupus Advocate


Lupus Foundation of America chapters and regional offices

Find local Lupus Foundation of America events, resources, and more.

Medical professionals

  • Frances Ashe-Goins, RN, MPH - Arnold School of Public Health
  • Eliza Chakravarty, MD - Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
  • Arthritis and Clinical Immunology 
  • Peter Izmirly, MD - NYU School of Medicine 
  • Susan Manzi, MD, MPH - West Penn Allegheny Health Network 
  • Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, MPH - Northwestern University
  • Emily Somers, PhD, ScM - University of Michigan
  • Victoria Werth, MD - University of Pennsylvania
  • Ed Yelin, MD - University of California, San Francisco

Community-based organizations and health centers

  • Allegheny Health Network 
  • American Chronic Pain Foundation 
  • American Kidney Fund
  • Black Women's Health Imperative 
  • Chi Eta Phi Sorority
  • Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE)
  • Highmark, Inc.
  • LANtern® (Lupus Asian Network)
  • Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Inc.
  • LupusLine®
  • Mental Health America
  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health
  • National Association of State Offices of Minority Health (NASOMH)
  • National Council on Aging (NCOA)
  • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
  • Needy Meds
  • New York Health Department
  • Queens Library
  • Utah Health Department
  • YMCA of the USA
  • United Way

Professional medical groups

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • BMJ/Lupus Science & Medicine
  • National Black Nurses Association
  • National Hispanic Medical Association
  • Rheumatology Nurses Society

Lupus awareness advocates

  • Pamela Greenberg

Industry leaders

  • Aurinia
  • Biogen 
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim 
  • EMD Serono
  • Exagen 
  • GSK 
  • KPI Therapeutics
  • Eli Lilly & Company 
  • Pfizer 
  • Progentec
  • UCB

Specialty pharmacy

  • Honey Bee Health
  • Health Warhouse
  • TinRX


  • Despite Lupus
  • Lupus Chick
  • Luck Fupus
  • Queen of Spain
  • The Positivity Project

The National Lupus Partners Network is a sustainable partnership network of individuals and organization representatives that provide guidance and expert opinion to support the execution of lupus education and awareness initiatives. If you are interested in joining the National Lupus Partners Network, email us at