“I am so excited to have the opportunity to continue working on behalf of patients and families in my new role with CURE. I am fortunate to work for an organization that is making a real difference in finding cures and better treatments for pediatric cancers,” says Meri.
Meri Long joined CURE Childhood Cancer in September 2008 as Assistant Director, Patient & Family Services. Meri received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Kentucky and her B.A. in Psychology and Political Science from Vanderbilt University.
Most recently, Meri worked as an adolescent therapist and before that as a political fundraiser. Meri is utilizing her education and experiences to better understand the problems facing children diagnosed with cancer, their families and their caregivers. Her work at CURE focuses on supporting their needs in the face of difficult times and working passionately to fund cutting-edge research to develop improved cancer treatments and ultimately a cure.
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