Health Educator and Advocacy Chair
Lupus Foundation of America
Kim J. Schofield serves as a Health Educator and Advocacy Chair for the Lupus Foundation of America’s Georgia Chapter in Smyrna, GA, and is herself a lupus patient. She conducts outreach to other lupus patients, caregivers, and medical professionals and serves as a liaison to the state legislature. She helped to bring about state legislation to establish the Georgia Council on Lupus Education and Awareness. Ms. Schofield also previously served as Program Development Specialist in Lupus Research at Emory University, where she helped collect data for public health surveillance for the Georgia Lupus Registry and conducted training for health facilities and physician practices about lupus research. Ms. Schofield holds a masters degree from Southwestern Christian University and is currently completing her doctorate from Oral Roberts University. She will serve a 3-year term on the committee.