About Dan Whiting

Dan served as the NFXF Director of Community Impact from 2017 to 2022. He has over 23 years of experience in public policy and communications, including 11 years as a staff member for a U.S. Senator, in the Bush Administration as Chief of Staff at an agency, and as a senior strategist for communication initiatives across the DOD. During his time at the NFXF, he was passionate about helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities live better lives.

Supporting DOD Research for Fragile X

By |2018-05-09T14:49:15-04:00May 9, 2018|Advocacy, Research|

Several years ago, NFXF Advocates were successful in adding Fragile X research to the Department of Defense's Congressional Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) list of authorized research areas. Each year, the NFXF advocates for continuation [...]

Another Advocacy Day in the Books

By |2018-03-08T15:37:18-05:00Mar 8, 2018|Advocacy, Advocacy Day|

This Tuesday, more than 150 National Fragile X Foundation volunteers representing 27 states traveled to Washington, DC for NFXF Advocacy Day. In 130 meetings, our parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, professionals, and - [...]

Fragile X Research at the DOD

By |2018-03-01T10:55:45-05:00Mar 1, 2018|Advocacy, Research|

Thanks to the hard work of NFXF Advocates years ago, Fragile X is one of the authorized research areas at the Department of Defense's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (DOD CDMRP). Millions of dollars in [...]

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