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Mary Dwight

Senior Vice President, Policy and Community Affairs, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

As senior vice president for policy and CF community affairs for the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation, Mary Dwight directs the foundation's public policy agenda and efforts to support people living with CF. She has been a catalyst for accelerating efforts to remove barriers to clinical drug development. Dwight also leads the strategic development of the foundation's efforts to enable and expand access to CF care, integrating the organization's public policy, advocacy, strategic communications, and medical research and care delivery programs. Previously, Dwight crafted successful policy strategy for clients such as the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, First Focus, and JDRF. Dwight began her career with Representative Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.