Claire Dwoskin is a child health advocate, philanthropist and leader of an international effort to address the increasing incidence of chronic illness and disability, including autoimmune diseases, and age related neurological diseases.
She is founder of the Children’s Medical Safety Research Institute (CMSRI), a medical and scientific collaborative established to provide research funding for causal factors underlying diseases such as autoimmunity, Alzheimer’s disease and autism.
She has co-chaired the biannual International Symposiums on Vaccines at the International Autoimmunity Congress. The research funded by CMSRI has been featured in seven independent documentary films.
She currently serves as a member of the Mount Vernon Life Guard Board, The Rosalind Franklin Society Advisory Board and President of CMSRI.
Ms. Dwoskin has been active in charitable, community, state and national political efforts for over three decades. She has served on numerous boards including those for higher education, public libraries, public broadcasting, performing arts and historic preservation. She is a graduate, magna cum laude, of Marymount University, where she co-chaired the University Center capital campaign.