the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is pleased to welcome its newest Board of Director, Dr. Gregory F. Maassen, effective January 1, 2023.
About Dr. Maassen
Dr. Gregory F. Maassen is a multimedia, strategic digital marketing, videographer, and (interim) manager with over 23 years of experience, including 18 years of senior management experience with the IFC/World Bank, and USAID programs in Armenia, Southern Africa (15 countries), Afghanistan, Russia, Iraq, Macedonia, and Jordan.
He specializes in managing and restructuring large, complex, and high-profile donor-assisted programs, videography, multimedia production, and strategic digital marketing. He taught at universities in Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Macedonia, and Indonesia (MBA executive courses).
In 2019, Dr. Maassen was diagnosed with post-infectious small fiber neuropathy and became a patient of Dr. Ahmet Hoke at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, USA, and was introduced to the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy for its wealth of patient resources and support.
Gregory is actively involved in the Foundation’s PN-patient outreach and education programs. He launched a fundraising and public awareness campaign for the Foundation in 2022, cycling 4,700+ miles across America on an e-bike through E-bike Lovers, raising $180,000 for research and education while establishing a new cross-country bike route.
Gregory is the recipient of several awards, including USAID’S Partnership of the Year and Oracle Innovation awards, and was a Fulbright recipient.
Please join FPN staff in welcoming Dr. Maassen to the board.