Mary Chapman, features writer —

Mary graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism. She began her career at United Press International, then spent a decade reporting for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (now Bloomberg Industry Group). Mary has written extensively for The New York Times, and her work has appeared in publications such as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and the Chicago Tribune. She’s won a Society of Professional Journalists award for outstanding reporting.

Articles by Mary Chapman

Vanderbilt’s pediatric center earns CF Foundation honor

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has honored the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosis and Treatment Center at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University with its 2023 Outstanding Care Center Partnership Award. The annual award is in recognition of the collaborations and commitment of the Nashville, Tennessee, center to…

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month is all about sharing

From sharing personal stories to switching out Facebook cover photos, there are a variety of ways to participate in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Month, set aside each May to acknowledge the CF community and call attention to its needs. CF is a genetic disease thought to affect some…

AbbVie accepting scholarship applications for 2023-2024

As it has done for decades, AbbVie is seeking applications from U.S. cystic fibrosis (CF) patients for its latest round of college scholarships. Eligible undergraduate and graduate students may apply online or by mail through 11 a.m. ET May 24 for an AbbVie Cystic Fibrosis Scholarship…

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Impact Grant deadline is April 5

Applications are being accepted for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation‘s 2023 CFF Impact Grant program, which funds projects or programs to improve the lives of those with cystic fibrosis (CF) or their families. “The best ideas come from personal experience, and no one knows the ins and outs…

CF FamilyCon, Informative Get-together, Runs Friday and Saturday

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) opens its fourth CF FamilyCon this week, a virtual two-day free event that gives cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and their family members, caregivers, and friends an opportunity to connect, learn, and share stories of life with the genetic disorder. The Oct. 21–22 event…

CFF Awards Research Grant to College Sophomore

Inspired by a cousin who lives with cystic fibrosis (CF), a University of Central Florida (UCF) undergraduate student will use a $4,000 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) grant to seek better treatments for the genetic disease that affects the lungs and other organs. The young researcher, Sahiba Ahmed,…