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

It’s No. 13 for ‘Broadway Belts for PFF!’ on March 6

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is set to present the 13th edition of “Broadway Belts for PFF!” — an annual glitzy affair that has become the nonprofit’s single-largest fundraiser — on March 6. The gala, which also seeks to heighten awareness of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), will take place…

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Adds Cedars-Sinai to Care Center Network

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has added Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to its Care Center Network (CCN), a group of medical centers specializing in treating and supporting people with pulmonary fibrosis (PF). Cedars-Sinai is one of seven medical centers the foundation recently added to the network, bringing the total…

7 Medical Centers Added to PFF’s Care Center Network

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has added seven new medical centers to its Care Center Network (CCN) to improve pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patients’ nationwide access to specialized care. The expansion brings to 81 the number of care network facilities in 35 U.S. states. Six sites were added in…

Kinarus Explores Partnership in China to Support Its Phase 2 Trials

Kinarus Therapeutics and the Great Health Companion Group (GHCG) in China are exploring a partnership to fund further development of KIN001, Kinarus’ potential treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Switzerland-based Kinarus and GHCG, a subsidiary of global China conglomerate Hakim Unique Group, are also looking into ways to…

PF Awareness Means ‘Being Here for Each Other’ in September

From sharing stories and “going blue,” to offering yoga sessions and hosting community walks, patients and supporters are set to mark Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, held annually in September. The effort is also aimed at raising research funds to fight pulmonary fibrosis (PF), which is part of a group…

Three Lakes, CHEST Team Up to Shorten Lung Disease Diagnosis Time

A new multiphase educational collaboration seeks to slash the time it takes for many people to receive a diagnosis of interstitial lung disease (ILD), including pulmonary fibrosis (PF). The Three Lakes Foundation and the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) will work together to heighten disease awareness among healthcare…

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Welcomes ‘Ambassador’ Applicants

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is welcoming pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patients, caregivers, and lung transplant recipients in the U.S. willing to volunteer as PFF Ambassadors. The PFF Ambassador program is designed to offer hope and inspiration to those affected by PF through public speaking and heightened awareness of this…

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