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Meet the HFM Team

Our members volunteer their time to  organize events, educate the public and advocate for improved healthcare access and research.

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Emma Miller

Emma Miller

Executive Director For nearly three decades, Emma Miller has served as the dedicated Executive Director of the Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland (HFM), guiding the organization with her unwavering commitment and wealth of experience. Emma's journey into advocacy began with deeply personal roots; her late husband, a severe hemophilia patient, tragically passed away during what is now known as the hemophilia holocaust in 1994.
Jamie Edwards

Jamie Edwards

Assistant Executive Director For over a decade, Jamie Edwards has served as the dedicated Assistant Executive Director of the Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland (HFM), bringing a wealth of experience and a deeply personal connection to her role. As the daughter of Emma Miller, Jamie's journey into advocacy was profoundly influenced by the loss of her father, who succumbed to complications of hemophilia and AIDS in 1994.
Natasha Burroughs

Natasha Burroughs

President
Natasha Burroughs is a compassionate leader with a deep personal connection to the hemophilia community, recently appointed as President of the Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland. As a mother of two boys with severe hemophilia and living with mild hemophilia herself, Natasha intimately understands the triumphs and trials that come with navigating life with a bleeding disorder.

Shanika Jordan

Shanika Jordan

Vice President
Shanika Jordan is a dedicated advocate and integral member of the Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland (HFM) community, serving as Vice President. Her journey into advocacy began as a mother, with a son and grandson both diagnosed with severe hemophilia B, and a daughter with mild hemophilia.

Kimberly Rook

Kimberly Rook

Treasurer
Kimberly Rook is a devoted advocate, mother, and pivotal figure in the hemophilia community. As the mother of a child with severe hemophilia and with a family history of the disorder, she passionately champions for increased support, education, and research. Kimberly’s tireless efforts aim to empower and improve the lives of those affected by hemophilia, emphasizing the importance of awareness and ongoing research to drive positive change.

Adam Smith

Adam Smith

Secretary
Adam Smith brings a blend of personal experience and unwavering support to his role as Secretary of the Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland (HFM). As a father to a son with hemophilia and a daughter with von Willebrand disease, Adam understands the challenges and complexities faced by families affected by bleeding disorders.

Elizabeth Reimer

Elizabeth Reimer

Board Member
Elizabeth is a mom of 3 boys, one of whom was diagnosed with hemophilia A at age 2 1/2 years old. With no family history of hemophilia, she was introduced to the wonderful group of people at HFM who helped her to navigate a new path. Her goal continues is to give back to the community by serving on the board as a resource and friend for other families who are learning to live with a bleeding disorder.
Jennifer Marlatt

Jennifer Marlatt, DNP, MSN, RN

Board Member
Jennifer has been an active member of the Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland (HFM) since her son was born in 2005. He was diagnosed with Hemophilia B at birth.  She also lost a brother to hemophilia B when he was just two weeks old. In addition to her son, she is the mother of three daughters. Jennifer is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the Community College of Baltimore County where she is the Nursing Simulation Lab Director.

William Hoffman, Esq.

William Hoffman, Esq.

Board Member
William has a son with Hemophilia A. He is employed by the Department of Education and is a retired Naval Officer. William is an excellent advocate at the state and federal level for hemophilia families. He’s also a pretty awesome Race to Stop the Bleeding Master of Ceremonies!

Annette Maurits

Annette Maurits

Honorary Board Member
Annette is an Honorary HFM Board Member and one of its founding members, highly respected within the bleeding disorder community. As a hemophilia carrier and the mother of an adult son with severe hemophilia, she has been a staunch advocate for the bleeding disorders community since her son’s diagnosis. HFM would not be the organization it is today without Annette’s guidance and dedication.

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