Executive Director of TargetCancer Foundation (USA)
Jim Palma is Executive Director of TargetCancer Foundation. Since joining TargetCancer Foundation in 2010, Jim has overseen its growth from a small start-up to a nationally recognized foundation supporting comprehensive rare cancer research programs and patient support services. Prior to joining TargetCancer Foundation, he spent eleven years at Fidelity Investments in Boston, MA. Jim is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), and is a founding Co-Chair of the NORD Rare Cancers Coalition.
In addition, Jim is a Steering Committee member at the GI Cancers Alliance and the Global Cholangiocarcinoma Alliance. Jim completed studies at the Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the Questrom School of Business at Boston University, and received his B.A. from Loyola University Maryland.
We are excited to expand our network internationally through our participation in WIN. We admire the great work that WIN has carried out through innovative trials like WINTHER and are excited to learn from WIN’s expertise and also identify avenues for collaboration. We are excited to be a member and to help build an advocacy presence at WIN.