PERF® Launches New Website

The PERF® Executive Team is proud to announce the release of its new website and logo.  We encourage visitors to read about us on the ABOUT PERF® page and learn more about research funding opportunities on the GRANTS page.
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PERF® Executive Director

Karen McEwen has been with PERF® since 2004.  She serves as it’s Executive Director and works closely with the PERF® Executive Team.   She is based in Dallas, TX and manages the organization’s administrative and financial operations.


New Staff Member Joins PERF®

Jo Anne Nakagawa joined PERF® on September 6, 2022, as Director, Grants Review Liaison.  In her new role, she serves as the contact person to provide information about the PERF® grant opportunities and application process, as well as engage with the Board of Directors and researchers during the grant review and post-award period.  She also […]