Turner Syndrome Foundation’s Staff

Laura Fasciano
Director and Founding President

Determined to make a difference in the lives of individuals with Turner Syndrome through education, research and support, I founded this organization to advocate for a randomly acquired and complex condition affecting women. Precious lives, families and communities are struggling for answers. Learn more about the Vision for Turner Syndrome.


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Program Development

Liz Carmines
Program Development

My work at TSF involves maintaining and developing the many programs and resources we offer for those affected by Turner Syndrome. Advocacy and awareness are cornerstones of my role in order to improve health outcomes for women and girls with Turner Syndrome. Please reach out to me if you are interested in fundraising, organizing a community event, or becoming a volunteer. Together, we can make a difference in our community and our world.

Social Media Coordinator

Kierstyn Holly
Communications Coordinator

As a current student of Communications with a concentration in Public Relations/Journalism at Monmouth University, I am so excited to work with the Turner Syndrome Foundation. As the Communications Coordinator, I intend to encourage and support those with Turner Syndrome and help those who must have a better understanding. Every individual deserves to have their voice be heard. My role at the Foundation is to advocate for this cause and let the stories of those living with TS be known.


Elizabeth Rivera
Blog Writer

I am currently an undergraduate student at Stockton University. My role with TSF is to write blog posts on a variety of topics which publish on TSF’s website.

Key Volunteers


Amelia Fischer
Data Analysis & Maintenance

I enjoy volunteering my time with the Turner Syndrome Foundation. Applying myself is rewarding and keeps me in tune with current technologies. Coming here, I get the satisfaction of giving back to my communityand at the same time making new friends in a pleasant office environment. 


Janis Elwell
Consumer Support


Kelsey Picciano
Professional Membership Development

I am currently finishing my Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies, a career path I chose with the aim of becoming a PA in OBGYN/Women’s Health. I have worked with extremely diverse communities in various hospitals across the tri-state area. My health care background and passion for advocacy provide me the opportunity to educate people on Turner Syndrome from a unique perspective.

Komal Prem

Dr. Komal Prem
Health Columnist

I have a very strong scientific background, with a B.S. and M.S. in engineering and an M.D., and I currently work as a clinical pharmacologist in a biotech company. I love the opportunity to provide support to young girls with Turner’s to show them that even with these medical issues, there is light at the end of the tunnel and they can live full, productive, engaging, and successful lives!

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