Our Mission

About us

The goal of the Pennsylvania IPF Patient and Caregiver Support Network is to raise awareness of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and provide support and education to patients, families, and healthcare providers throughout the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Our Team

Who we are


Jennifer Wescoe

Founder, Executive Director, Wescoe Foundation for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Jennifer is the founder and executive director of the Wescoe Foundation for Pulmonary Fibrosis, an affiliate of the PA IPF Patient and Caregiver Support Network. Wescoe was founded in memory of her dad, Ron Wescoe. Jennifer is dedicated to raising awareness and educate the community about IPF through support groups, educational programs, advocacy, and IPF community events.


MJ Boensch

PA-IPF Support Network Project Coordinator, Wescoe Foundation for Pulmonary Fibrosis

MJ is very excited to join the team at the Wescoe Foundation for Pulmonary Fibrosis as the PA-IPF Support Network Project Coordinator. Through a variety of personal and professional endeavors, she brings extensive experience in both project management and collaboration with stakeholders. As an active community member dedicated to volunteerism as well as a passionate advocate for the food allergy community, MJ is aligned well with our non-profit organization committed to working on behalf of others.  In her spare time she stays busy with her husband raising their two children, practicing yoga, cooking/baking, and seeking out opportunities to hear live music.  MJ earned her BA in English / Communications from Albright College in Reading, PA

Our Organization

Who we are

We are a support network dedicated to connecting patients living with IPF, their caregivers, and healthcare providers to each other as well as important resources and information.

Why we're here

We know that this is a confusing, uncertain, and overwhelming time. We aim to erase that uncertainty and offer the comfort, education, and support you seek by connecting you to others who know what you are going through and providers who can point you to treatment options.

Who we support

Patients, care partners, and healthcare providers are our primary focus.

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