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November 24, 2014

Arthritis Foundation Selects Michael Ortman as Board Chair

The Arthritis Foundation today announced the selection of Michael Ortman as the chair of its board of directors. Ortman has served on the board of the national organization since 2011, and is the immediate past chair of the Arthritis Foundation’s Mid-Atlantic region.

November 13, 2014

In the Battle Against Juvenile Arthritis, Organizations Find Two is Better Than One

The Arthritis Foundation and the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) announce collaborative partnership

July 01, 2014

Arthritis Foundation to Host National Juvenile Arthritis Conference

Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation National Juvenile Arthritis Conference.

May 07, 2014

Arthritis Foundation CEO To Deliver Mercer University Commencement Address

Arthritis Foundation president and CEO Ann M. Palmer will deliver the keynote address at Mercer University’s Atlanta commencement ceremony Saturday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m..

May 01, 2014

CVS/pharmacy Becomes the Arthritis Foundation’s® Exclusive Drugstore ‘Partner for Better Living’℠

Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharmacy has become the only drugstore to receive the Arthritis Foundation’s ‘Partner for Better Living’ designation.

April 07, 2014

Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity Named 2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk Corporate Chair

ATLANTA -- The Arthritis Foundation today named Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity (AOII) as the national sponsor of the 2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis.

March 24, 2014

Arthritis Foundation Awards Rep. McKinley Advocacy Leadership Award

The Arthritis Foundation presented Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV), the Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Leadership Award.

February 03, 2014

Arthritis Foundation Announces New Walk Name and Logo

The Arthritis Foundation has unveiled a new name and logo for its signature fundraising walk event.

In the News

March 20, 2014

Arthritis Foundation Continues to Monitor Health Benefits

As part of our commitment to ensure people with arthritis have access to the treatments they need, the Arthritis Foundation continues to monitor the coverage and policies of major insurers and pharmacy services.

January 13, 2014

Arthritis Foundation Confirms Drug Access for Express Scripts Customers

Discussions at the end of the year between Arthritis Foundation CEO Ann M. Palmer and Express Scripts, a leading pharmacy benefit management company, led to clarification of the company’s general formulary policies, with easing of a specific time-frame restriction.