Chief Operations Officer

We are beginning the search for the perfect Chief Operations Officer.

The Chief Operations Officer will join the small leadership team to strategize and then implement the future of lipedema research. The COO shall assist in planning long-run strategic initiatives. The COO shall oversee operational activities of 23 grants to 20 institutions ($5.6M), and help assess all new grant applications that are received for future awards. Key initiatives for 2018 include:

  • hiring
  • creating a patient registry
  • instituting a comprehensive patient registry and moving the organization to HIPAA compliance
  • hosting a scientific retreat
  • site visits of fundees
  • app development
  • and so much more

The ideal candidate should have a genuine interest in lipedema research and/or some background in science/research and possess the following qualities: tenacious, forward thinking, strategic and has gravitas. This person will be the face of the foundation on many occasions. Monthly travel and speaking required.