The US HAEA team is a group of dedicated advocates who are committed to achieving the mission of increasing HAE awareness and education, empowering patient access to suitable treatment, and fostering ground-breaking research that can ultimately lead to a cure.

Anthony J. Castaldo Anthony J. Castaldo
President / CEO / Board Member
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Michelle Cuevas Michelle Cuevas
Senior Executive Vice President / Chief Operations Officer
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Larry Salus Larry Salus
Chief Compliance Officer / Board Member
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Karen Baird Karen Baird
Board Member
Henrik Balle Boysen Henrik Balle Boysen
Board Member
Dr. Eric Phillips Dr. Eric Phillips
Board Member
Christopher Whalen Christopher Whalen
In Memoriam
Aleena Banerji, MD Aleena Banerji, MD
Clinical Director, Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Director, Drug Allergy Program
Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Jonathan Bernstein, MD Jonathan Bernstein, MD
Clinical Medicine
University of Cincinnati
College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH
Paula Busse, MD Paula Busse, MD
Associate Professor
Clinical Immunology
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
Sandra Christiansen, MD Sandra Christiansen, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Translational Research
US HAEA Angioedema
Center at UCSD
San Diego, CA
Timothy Craig, DO Timothy Craig, DO
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Penn State University
Hershey, PA
Mark Davis-Lorton, MD Mark Davis-Lorton, MD
Clinical Immunology
Winthrop-University Hospital
Mineola, NY
Henry Li, MD, PhD Henry Li, MD, PhD
Institute for Asthma and Allergy
Chevy Chase, MD
William Lumry, MD William Lumry, MD
Clinical Professor Internal
Medicine University of
Texas Southwestern Medical
Dallas, TX
Marc Riedl, MD Marc Riedl, MD
Professor, Medicine Clinical Director, US HAEA Angioedema Center
Clinical Service Chief and Training Program Director
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology
University of California
San Diego, CA
Bruce Zuraw, MD Bruce Zuraw, MD
MAB Chairman
Professor of Medicine
Director and US HAEA Endowed Chair, US HAEA Angioedema Center at UCSD
San Diego, CA


Leigh Farrar Leigh Farrar
Director of Finance & Operations
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Lois Perry Lois Perry
Director of Health
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Christine Selva Christine Selva
Director of Advocacy & Research
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Mike Mallory Mike Mallory
Community Engagement Manager
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Ianice Viel, MAC Ianice Viel, MAC
Digital & Social Media Manager
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Hannah Carroll Hannah Carroll
HAE Advocate / Social Media Specialist
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Jen Curran Jen Curran
Administrative Assistant
Lisa Facciolla Lisa Facciolla
HAE Advocate / Community Engagement Specialist
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Sandra González Aquino Sandra González Aquino
Graphic Design Specialist
Amanda Granat, MJ, RN Amanda Granat, MJ, RN
HAE Health Advocate / Nurse
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Nicole Jewell Nicole Jewell
Special Projects Lead
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Jessica Myers Jessica Myers
HAE Advocate / Social Media Specialist
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herry Swanson Sherry Swanson
HAE Advocate / Research & Advocacy Specialist
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Sally Urbaniak Sally Urbaniak
HAE Advocate / Research & Advocacy Specialist
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Troyce Venturella, MPH, RN, CCM Troyce Venturella, MPH, RN, CCM
HAE Health Advocate / Nurse Case Manager
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Tere Nolla Tere Nolla
Frank Palaia Frank Palaia
IT Specialist
James Romano James Romano
Consultant, United for Charitable Assistance
Cube Whidden Cube Whidden
IT Specialist
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