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Kate Brigham

Kate Brigham

Female, 41 years
Boston, MA

Kate Brigham
Senior Director, Design
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About Kate Brigham

Every so often you’re lucky enough to get a chance to work on something really meaningful and rewarding with an amazing group of people. That’s been my experience working at PatientsLikeMe and I’m so glad to be a part of this team. I’ve been able to take on variety of roles here since I started, but they’ve all been focused on trying to create the best possible experience for the people who use our site.

When I discovered PatientsLikeMe, it was a few years after the birth of my first daughter and I don’t think I could have gotten through that experience without the advice, support, and sense of humor (!!) shared by the other mothers I knew who’d come before me. The idea of working on something that would help other people connect with, learn from and support those who shared their experiences just made sense – it was something I’d benefited from myself and seen the value of first hand.

Over the years, I’ve had a chance to speak with many of our members and even meet some of you in person. You are an amazing and inspiring bunch. Thank you for all that you’ve shared and all that you’ve taught me. Continually listening to your stories and understanding your needs, challenges and successes, and then figuring out how to translate those into tools, information and resources that support you in living better is at the heart of what my team does. Please continue to let us know when we’re hitting the mark, or when we’re missing it. Your input is invaluable and we couldn’t do what we do without your contributions. Thank you!

Recently, all of this hit even closer to home for me. My dad was diagnosed with ALS in March 2017. Now I'm trying to help him learn from all that I've learned from you all. 


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