The Framingham Heart Study is a project of Boston University & the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute.
The Framingham Heart Study is a project of Boston University & the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute.

Friends of the FHS

The Friends of the Framingham Heart Study is a community-based organization that provides supplemental financial support for research activities at the Heart Study and advocacy for the participants. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with tax-exempt status and is supported solely by donations.

Members are Heart Study participants, who oversee and direct funds to areas of need, such as covering travel expenses for postdoctoral fellows attending scientific conferences. All members donate their time. There are no administrative or operating costs.

Current members include:

  • John Galvani, President
  • Peter Allen, Treasurer
  • James Gordon, Clerk
  • Jaidev Dasgupta
  • Janice Kiley
  • Nancy Spinale
  • Donna Tannar
  • Ellen Walker

To make a donation to the Friends of the Framingham Heart Study, please contact FHS Administrator, Patricia Rose at 508-935-3486, or email fhs@bu.edu for more information.