George Gondo, M.A.
Director of Patient Centered Research
George Gondo, M.A., joined NPF in 2019. He is responsible for NPF’s patient-centered research programs, including NPF surveys of the psoriatic patient community, and oversees NPF's Chronic Disease Education and Awareness grant with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Through these efforts, he collaborates with researchers, clinicians, and other stakeholders to generate and disseminate research about the impact of psoriasis.
Gondo possesses more than 15 years of experience leading patient-centered research and programs at national patient advocacy organizations. Prior to joining NPF, Gondo led patient-centered research and program development efforts at the Amputee Coalition, where he served as Principal Investigator/Project Director for the Coalition’s cooperative agreement with the Administration for Community Living to operate the National Limb Loss Resources Center. In this role, he led the development of programs and resources to improve the lives of patients and caregivers and established and maintained multi-sectoral partnerships with community organizations, researchers, hospital systems, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Defense. From 2015 – 2020, he was a member of the Programmatic Review Panel for the Orthotic and Prosthetic Research Program and the Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Research Award through the Department of Defense Clinical and Rehabilitative Research Program and has reviewed grants for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.