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Contact us today to learn more about the Hemophilia Association of New York.

The dedicated staff we have on board work hard to ensure the bleeding disorder community of New York receives the support and information they need. Contact our staff to learn more about The Hemophilia Association of New York today.

Linda Mugford

Executive Director

Has worked within the bleeding disorders community for over twenty years. Her specialty has been insurance and access for the community. Since 2010 she has been the Executive Director of the Association. She is one of the founding members of the New York State Bleeding Disorders Coalition which provides ‘Grass Roots’ advocacy for the community. She received her MBA from Dowling College and has a BA from Nyack College. She lives on the North Fork on Long Island. Her favorite pastime is cooking and spending time with family, friends, and her Brittany.

Elizabeth Cedeno

Associate Director

Elizabeth is an accountant by profession. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she attained her B.A. in Economics from NYU. As an active member of the Hemophilia community, Elizabeth brings over 16 years of experience serving as an advocate, parent, volunteer, panelist and executive board member of several local and national committees and organizations. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys traveling, long distance cycling,  building puzzles and playing board games with her children.  As Associate Director, Elizabeth hopes to continue to promote the association’s mission of fostering community, advocacy and education in efforts to advance the health outcomes of all its members. 

Lina Tapia

Program Director

Lina Tapia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communications and Hispanic Studies & Spanish minors from Baruch College. Since graduating she has worked in Human Resources/Talent Acquisition within the fields of Advertising and Education. She now serves as a Program Director within HANY where she supports programs, and client services, and acts as the liaison to the Latino Community.