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Lorraine Stiehl Named as new CEO of American Liver Foundation

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(New York, NY, January 1, 2021) – The national board of directors of the American Liver Foundation, the oldest and largest patient advocacy organization for people with liver disease, announces the appointment of Lorraine Stiehl as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2021. Over the past 18 months, Ms. Stiehl provided professional guidance to the American Liver Foundation – first as a national volunteer focused on strategy and organizational growth, and later as a consultant offering non-profit management and fundraising support. National board chair Daniel Weil shared, “Our board appreciates Lorraine’s visionary leadership. With her exemplary background in non-profit management,...

Liver Week- NAFLD/NASH

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Learn more about NAFLD/NASH, our efforts, and how you can help! Did you know NAFLD is the most prevalent disease in human history? It is estimated to affect nearly 2 billion people worldwide and about 100 million individuals in the United States. It can be hard to truly appreciate large numbers, like 100 million and 2 billion. Can you recall the last time you saw a billion of anything? Let’s think, for a moment, about those numbers in terms of time:  1 million seconds is about 11.5 days 100 million seconds is a little more than 3 years 1...

Liver Week 2020

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Did you know there are over 100 types of liver diseases? As the American Liver Foundation, our mission is to promote education, advocacy, support services and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. That means all liver disease. We work to fulfill our mission by meeting the needs of these varied patient populations through diverse programming, in depth resources, local and federal advocacy work, compassionate and accessible support services, and by funding essential liver related research. Next week, August 24—28, will be our first ever Annual Liver Week. We would like to take time to highlight our...