Mary Chapman, features writer —

Mary graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism. She began her career at United Press International, then spent a decade reporting for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (now Bloomberg Industry Group). Mary has written extensively for The New York Times, and her work has appeared in publications such as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and the Chicago Tribune. She’s won a Society of Professional Journalists award for outstanding reporting.

Articles by Mary Chapman

BioNews’ MD Forum Offers Support, Community – and a Place to Vent

Online forums have markedly altered how patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals communicate and connect. Even when miles apart, individuals can establish supportive relationships, share experiences and information, and sometimes simply vent. BioNews Services, a leading online health, science and research publication company, has been rolling out its…

Erin Frey to Lead CureDuchenne’s DMD Advocacy Efforts

The nonprofit CureDuchenne has chosen veteran advocacy leader Erin Frey to become its first director of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) advancement efforts. In her official capacity as senior director of advocacy, Frey is charged with establishing relationships that promote CureDuchenne’s outreach, and connect Duchenne families and other…

Children’s Hospital of Richmond Named Certified Duchenne Care Center by PPMD

The Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR), Virginia, has been named Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy’s (PPMD) 26th Certified Duchenne Care Center (CDCC). PPMD’s program, established in 2014, recognizes facilities with outstanding neuromuscular programs providing comprehensive care with recognized standards to all living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a multi-systemic…