Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine
Jonathan Waller is an Outreach Specialist responsible for supporting the D3b Center’s community, online, and social media presence to help promote pediatric brain tumor and other rare disease research efforts to the greater research and patient communities. He also works to develop educational resources, outreach strategies, and other resources to increase foundation and patient engagement and to support the work of the Children’s Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC) and the NIH Common Fund-supported Gabriella Miller Kids First Data Resource Center (DRC).
Prior to joining CHOP in September of 2018, Jonathan worked as the Communications Manager for the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, a publicly-funded organization that advocates for civil rights, community representation, and personal support needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. There, he collaborated with disability advocates, individuals with disabilities and their families to realize the Council’s community education and outreach goals through print and digital media efforts, community events, and by representing the Council on a number of statewide advocacy coalitions.
Jonathan received a BA in Communication from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. He is committed to applying his ability to communicate complex ideas in an accessible manner to the D3b’s mission of advancing discoveries in pediatric medicine. Additionally, he hopes to make a valuable contribution toward the discovery of cures for childhood cancers and other pediatric diseases.