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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
  • 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 
  • 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®
  • Medscape
  • Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) Copa de la Diversión™
  • National Alliance for Hispanic Health
  • National Association of State Officers of Minority Health (NASOMH)
  • National Council of Aging (NCOA)
  • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
  • New York Health Department
  • Queens Public Library
  • Utah Health Department
  • YMCA of the USA

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 
  • UCB


  • 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 [email protected].