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Douglas Ulman

1999 Global Fellow
Founder of The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

Douglas Ulman 1999 Global Fellow

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Enhance lives by supporting, educating and connecting young adults, and their loved ones, affected by cancer.


Doug Ulman is a three-time cancer survivor and nationally recognized cancer advocate. After overcoming chondrosarcoma and malignant melanoma twice during his sophomore year in college, Doug and his family founded the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, a non-profit organization to provide support, education, and resources to young adults, their families and friends who are affected by cancer. He served as Executive Director of the Ulman Cancer Fund for four years before joining LIVESTRONG as director of survivorship in 2001. In 2002, Doug was selected from more than 20,000 individuals to appear on more than 15 million boxes of Wheaties Energy Crunch as an American Everyday Hero. Most recently, Doug was named to the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50 for 2009.

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