ATLANTA, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation announces the appointment of Meagan Fulmer as chief development officer effective May 13. In her new role Fulmer is responsible for national development strategy of the nation's largest non-profit health organization dedicated to the prevention, control and cure of arthritis.
"Meagan Fulmer has a proven track record in fundraising and non-profit leadership," said Dr. John H. Klippel, president and CEO of the Arthritis Foundation. "Her leadership will be instrumental in shaping the Foundation's fundraising strategy to increase our investments in mission activities that improve the lives of people with arthritis."
Fulmer most recently served as the president and CEO of Partnership Against Domestic Violence, the largest domestic violence organization in the state of Georgia. Previously she held senior development positions at Partnership Against Domestic Violence, March of Dimes and the American Heart Association.
Fulmer is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a certification in executive leadership and change management from Cornell University.
About the Arthritis Foundation
Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation's leading cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation (www.arthritis.org) is committed to raising awareness and reducing the unacceptable impact of this serious and painful disease, which can severely damage joints and rob people of living life to its fullest. The Foundation funds life-changing research that has restored mobility in patients for more than six decades; fights for health care policies that improve the lives of the millions who live with arthritis; and partners with families to provide empowering programs and information.
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SOURCE Arthritis Foundation