Aimed Alliance Supporters

We seek collaboration with a diverse range of health care stakeholders, including patient advocacy organizations, industry groups, state and federal governments, and charitable foundations. We look for ways that we can leverage each other’s strengths to achieve meaningful and lasting improvements to the U.S. health care system.

These relationships underpin Aimed Alliance’s network, and they bolster Aimed Alliance’s efforts to enhance policy and optimize practices across numerous sectors. Financial and in-kind support from our alliance members allows us to promote solutions for access to high-quality health care for all Americans.

For more information about becoming a commercial or non-profit supporter, contact us at (202) 349-4089 or

Advocate (A)    

Katie M. Golden is a professional patient, advocate and writer living a fulfilled life with chronic migraine and pain. She found purpose in her pain through writing, focusing on the concept “Never Let Your Pain Go To Waste.” Advocating helped her reclaim power that migraine disease stole from her. Through Golden Graine, Katie connects with others trying to navigate life with chronic medical issues..


Not-for-Profit Collaborator (NP)

Founded in 2006, the Alliance for Patient Access is a national network of physicians dedicated to ensuring patient access to approved therapies and appropriate clinical care. AfPA accomplishes this mission by recruiting, training and mobilizing policy-minded physicians to be effective advocates for patient access.
Since 1980, the ACPA has offered peer support and education in pain management skills to people with pain, family and friends, and health care professionals.
The California Chronic Care Coalition (CCCC) is a unique alliance of more than 30 leading consumer health organizations and provider groups that promote the collaborative work of policy makers, industry leaders, providers, and consumers to improve the health of Californians with chronic conditions. Features of the CCCC include the early diagnosis of chronic conditions, access to effective and appropriate treatment and improved chronic care management.
The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational organization that seeks to advance the discussion and development of patient-centered health care.
Children with Diabetes is an Ohio-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
Founded in 2015, the Chronic Disease Coalition is a national nonprofit organization whose members include patients, health care providers, caregivers, disease advocacy organizations and others dedicated to protecting the rights of chronic disease patients. The Coalition works to expose and stop discrimination against chronically ill patients, raise public awareness of chronic disease issues and offer education and advocacy assistance to help patients protect their rights.
The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations was founded on June 9, 2003, and formally incorporated several weeks later. The initial development for this new organization began over a year earlier when several state society presidents met and discussed common concerns over issues that were impacting practicing rheumatologists around the country. Since its beginning, CSRO representatives and officers have had the pleasure of assisting groups of rheumatologists in many areas in the formation of new state societies and encouraging active societies to incorporate advocacy into their normal activities.

The Derma Care Access Network sponsors educational initiatives and advocacy programs designed to encourage informed policymaking about the benefits of access to approved therapies and appropriate clinical care. These programs provide the foundational capacity for developing a network of engaged advocates who are trained, organized and activated in furtherance of DCAN’s mission.

The mission of Gaucher Community Alliance is to help those affected with all types of Gaucher disease live their fullest life possible. They support patients and their families through peer-to-peer support and education, advocacy, patient and family resources, and networking. They hope to ensure that no families shall face this disease alone.

The mission of The Headache and Migraine Policy Forum is to advance public policies and practices that promote accelerated innovation and improved access to treatments for persons living with headache disorders and migraine disease.

HealthyWomen is the nation’s leading independent, nonprofit health information source for women. Our mission is to educate women to make informed health choices for themselves and for their families. For 30 years, millions of women have turned to HealthyWomen for answers to their most personal health care questions. HealthyWomen provides objective, research-based health information reviewed by medical experts to ensure its accuracy. Consumers, health care providers, nonprofit and corporate partners and the media trust HealthyWomen as a valued and reliable health information source.
For the past 41 years, the Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Inc., has been providing education, support, and outreach services for people impacted by lupus and allied diseases while wielding the patient voice as a catalyst to advance awareness, advocacy and research initiatives.

Migraine at Work is a project of the Headache and Migraine Policy Forum. Our steering committee includes, the National Headache Foundation, the American Migraine Foundation, CHAMP and the Association of Migraine Disorders. Together, we’re educating executives about the workplace needs of individuals suffering from migraine disease and giving employers and employees the tools they need to build healthier, happier and more productive workplaces.

In 2010, National Infusion Center Association (NICA) was established as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit patient advocacy organization to provide a national voice for office-based Infusion Centers across disease specialties in the interest of improving patient access to high-quality, cost-effective care.

The National Organization of Rheumatology Mangers (NORM) is a forum that promotes education, expertise and advocacy for rheumatology managers and their practices. NORM provides value across the nation by cultivating a thriving community of rheumatology managers and physicians. Together, we are focused on supporting our patients and pursuing excellence in medical practice management. Founded in 2005 as part of the Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations, NORM evolved into a fully-fledged, independent, 501c6 non-profit organization in 2011.

The Partnership to Advance Cardiovascular Health works to advance public policies and practices that result in accelerated innovation and improved cardiovascular health for heart patients around the world.
Patient Power® is devoted to supporting cancer patients, care partners and other loved ones through education and advocacy – to get the right treatment at the right time working with the right healthcare team. Patient Power offers an ever-expanding library of online programs, organized by health condition.
Patients Rising fights for access to vital therapies and services for patients with life-threatening and chronic diseases. If a patient needs it to survive and live a better quality, more productive life, Patients Rising believes access to those treatments and creating a balanced dialogue in the national conversation around these issues is essential.
The Society for Women’s Health Research is a national non-profit based in Washington D.C. that is widely recognized as the thought-leader in promoting research on biological differences in disease and is dedicated to transforming women’s health through science, advocacy, and education.


Foundation Collaborator (F)

In 1975, the Trustees of the Juliette M. Atherton Trust initiated action, which resulted in the creation of the Atherton Family Foundation, a nonprofit corporation organized in the state of Hawai‘i.


Commercial Supporter (CS)   

AbbVie Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of a range of pharmaceutical products.

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Ascendis Pharma is pharmaceutical company applying its innovative platform technology to build a leading, fully integrated biopharma company focused on making a meaningful difference in patients’ lives.


Braeburn has one mission: to fight the opioid crisis. Braeburn aims to reduce stigma by raising awareness that opioid use disorder (OUD) is a chronic brain disease best managed by evidence-based treatments.

CancerConnect is the largest social community and cancer information resource exclusively for cancer patients. CancerConnect is accessed directly at or from cancer care provider and advocate websites including: Dana Farber, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and other leading advocates and cancer centers. TheRAConnection and TheGIConnection provide community for individuals with RA and GI Conditions respectively.
Exelixis - Helping Patients Recover Stronger and Live LongerExelixis, Inc. is a genomics-based drug discovery company that is on a mission to help cancer patients recover stronger and live longer. Following early work in model system genetics, Exelixis established a broad drug discovery and development platform that has served as the foundation for its continued efforts to bring new cancer therapies to patients in need.
File:Genentech.svg - Wikimedia CommonsGenentech is a biotechnology company dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.
At Janssen, we’re creating a future where disease is a thing of the past. We’re the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, working tirelessly to make that future a reality for patients everywhere by fighting sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. We focus on areas of medicine where we can make the biggest difference: Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology, and Pulmonary Hypertension.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals focuses on developing life-changing medicines for people with serious diseases — often with limited or no options — so they can live their lives more fully. Jazz is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of marketed medicines and novel product candidates for adults and children, and expertise in two key therapeutic areas: neuroscience and oncology.

Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Their medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.

Sanofi is a global life sciences company committed to improving access to healthcare and supporting the people we serve throughout the continuum of care. From prevention to treatment, Sanofi transforms scientific innovation into healthcare solutions, in human vaccines, rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, diabetes and cardiovascular solutions and consumer healthcare.

Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing better gealth and a brighter future to people worldwide.

UCB is a global biopharma company, focusing on neurology and immunology. UCB’s ambition is to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases, and is continuously working to advance science and embrace new knowledge.


(A): Advocate            (CS): Commercial Supporter            (F): Foundation Collaborator            (NP): Not-for-Profit Collaborator

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