Mary Hesdorffer

Mary Hesdorffer, NP, to Present at UPenn Conference

Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation’s executive director, will be presenting at a conference at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) on November 15. Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Program and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will be hosting the conference titled “Pleural Mesothelioma 2013: Multidisciplinary Diagnosis, Treatment and Investigation.” Mary has been selected […]

Why Two Talking Heads are Better than One

By Mary, Hesdorffer, NP, Executive Director
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
By now, many of you have seen the announcement that Melinda Kotzian has been promoted to CEO. Last week, following our very first announcement of this excellent news, I received a few quizzical emails expressing concern at the change in leadership of the Foundation.
I would like […]

PRESS RELEASE: Same Leaders, New Leadership Structure

August 2, 2013
Maja Belamaric
Phone: (703) 879-3822 
Same Leaders, New Leadership Structure
The Meso Foundation has a new leadership structure. Mary Hesdorffer, NP and Melinda Kotzian have been sharing leadership responsibilities since August of 2012, with Ms. Hesdorffer focusing on research and science activities and Ms. Kotzian focusing on the business side of the organization.
Effective immediately, […]

Mesothelioma Expert Mary Hesdorffer Advocates Before British Parliament

Meso Foundation’s executive director, Mary Hesdorffer, Nurse Practitioner, is in London and wanted to share with you that she just spoke at the annual asbestos seminar of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health in the House of Commons.  Her talk entitled, Mobilizing for a Mesothelioma Cure, stresses how funding research is the key […]