Jan Hempstead, RN

The Mast Cell Disease Society, Inc. contact and patient representative

Jan Hempstead is the Vice Chair of Education and Patient Support for The Mast Cell Disease Society, Inc. She also joined the Ehlers Danlos Society in 1988, after being diagnosed with hEDS. Jan was in the initial NIH study for hereditary alpha tryptasemia (HaT) and carries the duplication tryptase mutation. As both an RN and patient with hEDS, dysautonomia, HaT and mast cell disease, she brings both knowledge and personal experience to the community.