ARLINGTON, Va. (December 11, 2017)—The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) announced the appointment of Lisa Wells, vice president of marketing for Cure Medical, as a member of the SBA board of directors.

“We are thrilled to have Lisa on the board. She’s a long-time supporter of our work and mission and we know that her extensive knowledge of the issues facing the Spina Bifida community will enrich and enhance our shared goals,” said Sara Struwe, president and CEO of the SBA.

Wells has over 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing communications and web-based product management at medical device, medical supply and health technology companies, including Cure Medical, 3M Healthcare Information Services, Ceridian, UroMed and SIGVARIS.

Prior to her current role with Cure Medical, Wells guided HME providers and medical device manufacturers worldwide as the president of Get Social Consulting. She has authored four books for the disability and homecare industry; manages a consulting business, serves as an educational speaker and presenter at health care and disability conferences nationwide, and has created two well-regarded social media communities for wheelchair users: Life After Spinal Cord Injury and Wheel:Life. Wells is also a subject-matter expert for several trade publications for home medical equipment providers.

The mission of the Spina Bifida Association is to promote the prevention of spina bifida and enhance the lives of all affected. The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) provides information, resources, assistance, advocacy and connections to help all those affected by spina bifida.

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