🏩 💜A constant advocate for awareness, #education, #research and effective #medical care, few people have made a bigger difference in the lives of many thousands of families and individuals with common genetic diversity than Gary Glissman.
Gary became involved with #Neurodiversity and #Klinefelter Syndrome (KS) after his son was diagnosed with an Extra 47th X chromosome in 2008 at the age of 24. He joined the Board of Directors of #AXYS (Association for X and Y Chromosome Variations) and was named Board Chair in 2017. He retired from that position in 2021 but remains active with the organization in developing specialty clinics, physician education programs and providing support and information for families and individuals on social media groups.
Gary is a Senior Health Care Exec with 40+ years experience managing business and clinical operations for major organizations such as Walgreens, CHD Meridian Healthcare, Interim HealthCare Inc. and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and has acted as a board member of numerous health care organizations. He graduated from the University Of Nebraska College Of Nursing, has a BS in Business Administration and MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and is certified as a Case Manager by the Case Management Society of America.