The Blue Ribbon Foundation

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The Blue Ribbon Foundation is the umbrella organization for The Blue Ribbon Fellowship, the documentary Forgotten Plague and Step Up For ME.

It is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation established in the state of Georgia, United States.

Mission[edit | edit source]

To foster a national public dialogue that can lead to finding the cause, cure, and prevention of neuro-immune diseases.[1]They seek a world in which all medical students are educated about ME/CFS.[2]The Blue Ribbon Fellowship educates infectious disease students with a Fellowship at a infectious disease institute working with ME/CFS patients.[3]

Board of directors[edit | edit source]

As of September 2016, the following are board of directors:

  • Giridhar Subramanian (Analyst, CSX Transportation)
  • Hannah Tsui (Entrepreneur)
  • Nicole Castillo (Co-Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Forgotten Plague)
  • Ryan Prior (Co-Director, Producer, Writer, Forgotten Plague)
  • Stephanie Land (Freelance writer and author, BRF’s Communications Director)
  • Travis Preston (Cinematographer, Editor, Forgotten Plague)
  • Mary Prior
  • Tom Prior

US Congressional outreach[edit | edit source]

For the Millions Missing protests, May 27, 2016, Congressional Packs including a letter and the DVD Forgotten Plague were delivered to members of congress.[4][5]

Fellowship Recipients[edit | edit source]

  • Kristina Teresa Gemayel, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Kelly Hilton, Nova Southeastern University of Osteopathic Medicine

References[edit | edit source]


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