Newswise — The Board of Directors of The National Association For Continence is pleased to announce that Steven G. Gregg, PhD has been named Executive Director. Dr. Gregg will lead the organization in its efforts to educate patients on the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence. Gregg is a seasoned executive who has proven experience in helping organizations achieve their missions and thrive in challenging environments. When asked his thoughts on joining NAFC, Dr. Gregg replied, “Patient advocacy is a passion of mine, and I am delighted to lead an organization with a clear commitment to patients in an important and often neglected areas of healthcare.”
Prior to joining NAFC, Dr. Gregg led marketing and communication initiatives within the pharmaceutical, healthcare, consumer packaged goods and technology industries. His career has ranged from scientific investigation for a global sports beverage to global brand management for Fortune 100 companies. Dr. Gregg has served on the board of directors of the International Swimming Hall of Fame as well as provided strategic guidance to Swim Across America, an organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming-related events.
Dr. Gregg is a graduate of North Carolina State University (BA), University of Arizona (Master’s), and University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D., Exercise Biochemistry-Physiology). Beyond academic and professional sphere, he is an accomplished swimmer. During his swimming career, he has medaled in nearly every major world event, including two World Aquatic Championships, the Pan-American Games, the FINA Cup (now know as the Pan-Pacific Championship), and the Olympic Games.
Board Chair Donna Deng, MD said of their new executive director, "The Board of Directors looks forward to working with Steve. He will be an effective leader of NAFC; a passionate advocate for education and an inspiration for growth and new initiatives for the organization.”
For over 30 years, The National Association For Continence has been the largest and most prolific consumer advocacy organization devoted exclusively to incontinence. NAFC is focused on education, collaboration and patient support, as well as increasing awareness of the various solutions associated with bladder and bowel health, NAFC is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization.