#127 - Jennifer Canvasser

#127 - Jennifer Canvasser


Hello Friends 👋

We are very excited to bring you an interview that many of you have requested. It is our sincere pleasure to welcome to the show the amazing Jenn Canvasser, founder of the NEC Society. She is an inspiration to Daphna and I, and we are so happy to dedicate this episode to Jenn's son Micah and amplify the voice of The NEC society.



Short Bio: Jennifer Canvasser founded the Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society after her son Micah died from complications of the disease just before his first birthday. Jennifer completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA, earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Southern California, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in sociology at UC Davis. She has served as the project lead on three PCORI Engagement Awards and is proud to be part of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's Rare As One Network.

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