About CDF

Mission and Purpose

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Mission Statement Celiac Disease Foundation drives diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease through advocacy, education, and advancing research to improve the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders. We Are Here to Serve You Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is a non-profit, public benefit corporation established in 1990 by Elaine Monarch to support […]

Our Strategic Plan

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The Board of Directors and staff of Celiac Disease Foundation developed this strategic plan with assistance from Executive Service Corps (ESC) consultants. It provides Celiac Disease Foundation with a three-year roadmap for the future of the Foundation. The Board of Directors and staff will review progress quarterly and will review and update the plan annually […]

Medical Advisory Board

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The CDF Medical Advisory Board brings together internationally renowned and diverse experts in celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and dermatitis herpetiformis. These researchers and clinicians advance scientific knowledge by conducting and evaluating peer-reviewed research. Because of this expert advisement, CDF is able to provide individuals, medical professionals, and industry partners with trusted, evidence-based information and […]

Board of Directors

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Celiac Disease Foundation drives early diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease through advocacy, education and advancing research to improve the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders. Elaine Monarch, Founder Over the span of 21 years, Elaine Monarch took Celiac Disease Foundation from a small group of celiacs seeking to support each […]

Staff

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  Marilyn Grunzweig Geller, Chief Executive Officer Marilyn is Chief Executive Officer for Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the nation’s leading voluntary health organization for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.  A previous Treasurer of the CDF Board of Directors, Marilyn brings more than 20 years of management experience in healthcare and IT operations. A former Los Angeles County and […]

CDF Corporate Sponsors

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Celiac Disease Foundation thanks our sponsors for their generous contributions in support of our unwavering commitment to continue to educate, communicate and motivate a greater awareness of celiac disease.  Our mutual partnership directly impacts the lives of those diagnosed and yet-to-be diagnosed and enables more people to get accurate information on celiac disease and the […]

Employment

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Development and Communications Associate Celiac Disease Foundation seeks a dynamic individual to join our National Office team. This position is an integral part of a highly collaborative team prepared to take celiac disease to a new level of increased visibility, awareness and fundraising capacity. Headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, Celiac Disease Foundation is the nation’s […]

Internship Program

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Headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, Celiac Disease Foundation is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization for celiac disease. This national internship provides daily support to the Development and Communications Coordinators. We work in a fast-paced and time-intensive environment with great emotional reward. You are a terrific fit if you are a strong leader, excellent multi-tasker, […]

CDF Year in Review 2014

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Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) was established in 1990 by Elaine Monarch to support the celiac disease community by funding important advocacy, education, and research initiatives.  Today, under the guidance of a 12-person national Board of Directors and an internationally renowned Medical Advisory Board, the Foundation has grown to include a nationwide network of Chapters and […]

Contact Us

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National Office Celiac Disease Foundation, 20350 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 240, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 Main Phone: 818-716-1513 Office Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. M-F Pacific Time Information request line: 818-716-1513, x 110 E-mail: Please use our Contact Form To contact a CDF Chapter or Support Group please visit Chapters page. Donations Donate by telephone: 818-716-1513, x 101 (9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. M-F Pacific Time) […]