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Lorraine lgMeet the American Liver Foundation’s New CEO, Lorraine Stiehl

It is both an honor and a privilege to be able to serve all of you in our liver community. After three decades of working with health non-profits, academic medical institutions and advocacy groups, I am humbled to be asked to lead the American Liver Foundation (ALF). I look forward to working with all of you.

For much of my professional life, I’ve been focused on helping to solve the twin public health challenges of type 2 diabetes and obesity, as well as the challenges involving autoimmune diseases including type 1 diabetes. Since type 2 diabetes is often driving non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and NASH – plus a growing area of liver disease involves autoimmunity, I feel at home in the liver space. Let’s break down the silos that exist between organs and their related diseases – and create greater synergistic partnerships, all for the benefit of patients.

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Rare Liver Disease Summit Seeks to Improve Patient Health Outcomes

American Liver Foundation brings together experts, patients and families in a virtual two-day event The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will bring together leading rare liver disease experts and clinicians, patients, caregivers, advocacy organizations and industry ...

1 in 4 Americans at Risk for Fatty Liver Disease but Many Remain Undiagnosed

American Liver Foundation Launches Think Liver Think Life® campaign to Screen Nationwide The rise in obesity and diabetes in the United States is fueling a little understood yet life-threatening disease known as fatty liver disease, ...

Naomi Judd: She Changed How America Looked at Hepatitis and Liver Disease

Article contributed by Alan P. Brownstein, former ALF Chief Executive Officer In 1990 Naomi Judd was diagnosed with hepatitis C that she contracted as a result of a needle stick injury when she worked as ...

New England Legacy Gala Honors Leaders in Biotechnology, Innovation and Philanthropy

Recognizing Contributions to the Liver Community The American Liver Foundation (ALF) recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the liver community, fields of biotechnology, medical innovation, and philanthropy at the ALF New England ...

New Resource for Families Struggling with Pediatric Liver Disease

American Liver Foundation Develops Information Center and Support Program For families struggling with pediatric liver disease, few resources and support options exist, until now. The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is tackling the problem head-on with ...

Hepatitis D Roundtable to Address Unmet Needs of Patients

American Liver Foundation and Hepatitis B Foundation join forces with patients, medical providers and care partners in this virtual two-day event The American Liver Foundation (ALF) and Hepatitis B Foundation will join forces with key ...

ALF Marathon Runners Hit the Pavement to Fight Liver Disease

 For the 126th Annual Boston Marathon® on Monday, April 18th The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is proud once again to be a member of the Boston Marathon Official Charity Program for the 2022 Boston Marathon®, ...

Finding a Liver Transplant is Critical for People with Liver Failure

April is Donate Life Month and American Liver Foundation (ALF) is encouraging everyone to learn about organ donation. A successful liver transplant is lifesaving for people with liver failure and there are thousands of people ...

ALF Academic Debate Madness Features Medical Fellows and Physicians from Across the U.S.

Medical Fellows and Physicians from Across the U.S. Team Up for Annual Liver Disease Competition Academic Debate Madness Week Begins March 28thFairfield, NJ — March 24, 2022 — The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will host ...

ALF Patient Advocate Participates in Congressional Directed Medical Cancer Research Program

Press Release for Personal Use Re: Consumer Participation on Scientific Peer Review Panels  For Immediate Press Release:  SCIENTIFIC PEER REVIEW OF CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS’ PEER REVIEWED CANCER RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ...

ALF’s Own Ivory Allison Identified as a Philadelphia Enquirer 2021 Most Influential African American

American Liver Foundation's National Manager of Education and Outreach, Ivory Allison was named a 2021 Most Influential African American by the Philadelphia Enquirer. Congratulations Ivory! Ivory Allison National Manager of Education and Outreach American Liver ...

ALF Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine and CDC Updates

August 19th, 2021 As we enter another wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with the rise of the Delta variant, the CDC has issued a number of recent recommendations and guidelines for vaccine usage.  Earlier in ...

Last Updated on May 4, 2021

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