Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

Meso Foundation’s Annual Report 2013 Released

The Meso Foundation recently released its 2013 Annual Report, featuring the organization’s audited financial information, as well as details about its 2013 programs.
According to the report, in 2013, the Meso Foundation spent 86 cents of every dollar on programs versus 14 cents on fundraising and administration.
“The Meso Foundation strives to keep costs to a minimum,” […]

RECAP: Meso Awareness Day

Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2013 was a major success. We had volunteers from across the country represent the Meso Foundation at the Today show in New York City, organize and participate in volunteer events, and join us for our New York Conference and Congressional Briefing. The community raised immense awareness and huge amounts of funds to […]

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, […]