Fibroid Coalition

The Fibroid Coalition is a 501c4 political advocacy arm of Free From Fibroids.

We want to:

  • Support legislators and legislation that follows our mission to educate and empower women with information on all of the treatment options for fibroids.
  • Current legislation that we are supporting includes S. 2444/H.R. 2007: The Stephanie Tubbs Jones Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021.

Fibroid Coalition Board of Directors

Founder & Chairman:
John C. Lipman, MD, FSIR

Dr. John Lipman is a board-certified Interventional Radiologist and renowned authority in the non-surgical treatment of uterine fibroids. He received his Masters and Medical degrees from Georgetown. He then completed residency training at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, followed by a fellowship at Yale.

He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of Sharecare: an interactive internet healthcare platform founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold (the creator of WebMD). He also is on the Expert Advisory Council for Responsum Health for Fibroids and The White Dress Project. He was the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Health Care Hero of the Year, a “Top Docs” in Atlanta from Atlanta magazine, the 2019 Trailblazer Physician of the Year from the Atlanta Medical Association, and the recipient of the 2021 Vanguard Award for Philanthropy from the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Dr. Lipman is the President & CEO of the Atlanta Fibroid Center; a state of the art medical facility that specializes in the nonsurgical treatment of uterine fibroids and has cared for women from throughout the world. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Morehouse School of Medicine.

At-Large Board Member: Jayne Lipman

For the past 31 years, Jayne has worked in healthcare; primarily in marketing and health education. She is a graduate in Healthcare Administration from Pennsylvania State University.

She has run numerous educational and marketing campaigns in women’s health; primarily for women suffering with uterine fibroids. She serves on the Advisory Board for the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia; a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and other neuromuscular conditions.

Condace Pressley

Condace Pressley is an award winning journalist and has decades of experience in broadcasting and community service. She leads Cox Media Group (CMG) Atlanta community efforts across media platforms WSB-TV, AJC, and CMG’s 4 Atlanta radio stations. She is a 2-time Hall of Fame member in both Georgia Association of Broadcasters & Georgia Radio Hall of Fame, as well as a former President of the National Association of Black journalists.

Nicki Mayo

Nicki Mayo is a multimedia journalist and the Founder of Nick Mayo News. She is an Editor of Black Women Unmuted and has worked in a number of media outlets including a National Radio Correspondent for the Associated Press, Digital Editor for the Philadelphia Tribune, Lead News Editor for a number of offerings on BET, and News Editor for Westwood One radio.