Scripps Research, NIH
Dana Deighton is an accomplished professional with experience in corporate marketing, publishing, and partner/project management. After 20+ years at National Geographic, she spent three years at Inspire, a leading social network for health that connects patients and caregivers in a safe permission-based environment, and is now Associate Director of Outreach and Strategic Partnerships at Scripps Research working to drive enrollment for NIH’s All of Us Research Program, a historic effort to accelerate research and improve health by gathering data from one million or more people living in the United States. Also active in the cancer advocacy space, Dana mentors’ other patients and serves as an Executive Board Member of the Esophageal Cancer Action Network and as co-chair on the Patient and Family Advisory Council for the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dana lives in Alexandria, VA, with her husband and has a high school senior and two young adults.