Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is pleased to welcome Jillian Payne as its new Chief Development Officer.
Jill joins OMF from Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) where she worked as Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy. At LLHU, Jill served on the leadership team that successfully raised more than $360M in a comprehensive capital campaign, the largest in the institution’s history, and supervised forty direct reports across the disciplines of major gifts, annual giving, Children’s Hospital Foundation, Grateful Patient Program, and more. Prior to her role as Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy, Jill worked at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital Foundation as the Executive Director.
In her new role, Jill will serve a key leadership role for the organization, and will be responsible for the planning, continuing development, and implementation of OMF’s marketing, communications, fundraising, and major gift strategies to increase revenues to accelerate OMF’s mission. Jill is excited to bring her passion for health and science to OMF.
About Open Medicine Foundation
Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) is a US-based global nonprofit with affiliates in Canada and Australia. OMF envisions improved health care for patients suffering from multisystem chronic complex diseases (msCCD) with collaboration between the patients, clinicians, and researchers, with the bold mission of solving and breaking the cycle of msCCD focusing first on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Long COVID, Post Treatment Lyme Disease, Fibromyalgia, and others with related symptoms.
Core to OMF’s mission is financially supporting outcome-directed research at global centers that work openly, urgently, and collaboratively with each other and the broader research community of scientists and clinicians to translate findings into treatments and increase access to knowledgeable clinicians to improve patient care.
OMF is one of the leading global foundations funding research and creating a medical education program for msCCD; they have tremendous collective knowledge and an effective infrastructure in place. OMF’s 19 member Scientific Advisory Board is highly credentialed and world renowned, including two Nobel laureates and 6 members of the National Academy of Sciences.
For more information about Open Medicine Foundation, please visit https://www.omf.ngo/.