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UALC welcomes Anastasia Hagan as Director of Development

Published: June 15th, 2011

Fundraising professional Anastasia M. Hagan, MPA has been named Director of Development of Uniting Against Lung Cancer.

Uniting Against Lung Cancer (UALC) funds innovative lung cancer research to find a cure for the nation's leading cancer killer and works to increase awareness of the disease, including in people who have never smoked. Founded in 2001, Uniting Against Lung Cancer is one of the largest sources of private funding for lung cancer research in North America. UALC has funded over $7 Million in research grants to the most promising researchers at institutions across the country. 

As Director of Development, Hagan will work with the Board of Directors to execute the Lung Cancer Foundation’s development initiatives. She will oversee fundraising activities for Uniting Against Lung Cancer and generate support for its programs, which focus on ground-breaking research of this deadly disease. 

“I’ve devoted my career to philanthropy and charitable giving and it’s an honor to be affiliated with such an outstanding organization,”says Hagan. “I look forward to serving as a resource for individuals, families, corporations and organizations around the country who want to find meaningful ways to join the fight against lung cancer and to developing customized campaigns that resonate with the huge community of those who have been affected by the disease.”

Hagan brings with her over seven years of health and human services development experience.  Prior to joining UALC, Hagan served as Associate Vice President, Advancement at the HealthCare Chaplaincy, where she was directly responsible for the planning, execution and management of fundraising programs. Hagan has also worked closely with medical professionals to raise funds at several medical systems and was Director of Fundraising of Changing Our World, a philanthropy and fundraising consulting firm.

Hagan holds an MPA from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ithaca College.  She is a member of Women in Development-New York.