Maggie joined The Michael J. Fox Foundation in June 2013 and works to convey the objectives and promise of MJFF-supported research initiatives to varied audiences.
She publicizes and contextualizes Foundation programs and grants toward research and fundraising goals and shares Parkinson’s research findings and news through written and multimedia materials. Maggie also directly supports communications needs for MJFF CEO Todd Sherer, PhD.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Maggie worked as media relations coordinator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, managing publicity and producing the hospital's monthly newsletter. She also worked in communications at the National Human Genome Research Institute, part of the NIH, and the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Maggie graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in print journalism. She works remotely for the Foundation from Corning, New York, where she and her husband are raising three young boys.