Eleni Z. Tsigas
Chief Executive Officer, Preeclampsia Foundation
As a two-time preeclampsia survivor herself, Eleni Tsigas, CEO, is a relentless champion for the improvement of patient and provider education and practices, for the catalytic role that patients can have to advance maternal-infant health, and for the progress that can be realized by building global partnerships to improve patient outcomes.
Eleni has assisted in the development of state, national, and international care guidelines on preeclampsia, including with the World Health Organization, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Hypertension in Pregnancy Task Force, the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care, and numerous state task forces. She is frequently engaged as an expert representing the consumer perspective on preeclampsia on research teams, and as a keynote speaker for several professional healthcare provider societies. She currently serves as a member of the NICHD PRGLAC Working Group, and as a patient ambassador for the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health. She has authored chapters and papers in peer-reviewed journals, and is the Principal Investigator for the Preeclampsia Registry.