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Mary Lou Ballweg

Mary Lou Ballweg

President, and Executive Director
Besides founding the organization in 1980, Mary Lou has also published multiple books, educational videotapes, and an extensive body of literature on endometriosis. She helped found the world’s first research registry for endometriosis and is responsible for a major breakthrough in endometriosis research, which linked the condition to dioxin. The breakthrough received attention in leading scientific...
Shannon Carney

Shannon Carney

Education Program Coordinator & Associate Director
She has a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction combined with a post-secondary teaching license and was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2013. Her philosophy is to teach what she practices daily as a busy professional living with endo and other related diseases. Shannon strives to inspire others to live the life they want and deserve.

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Mary Lou Ballweg

President, and Executive Director
Besides founding the organization in 1980, Mary Lou has also published multiple books, educational videotapes, and an extensive body of literature on endometriosis. She helped found the world’s first research registry for endometriosis and is responsible for a major breakthrough in endometriosis research, which linked the condition to dioxin. The breakthrough received attention in leading scientific...
Mary Lou Ballweg

Shannon Carney

Education Program Coordinator & Associate Director
She has a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction combined with a post-secondary teaching license and was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2013. Her philosophy is to teach what she practices daily as a busy professional living with endo and other related diseases. Shannon strives to inspire others to live the life they want and deserve.
Shannon Carney