Erin Umberger, M. Arch

NEC Society, Deputy Director

Erin holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Biology and Biochemistry and a Master’s Degree in Architecture. Her primary professional focus is on healthcare architecture and how the built environment can contribute to improved healthcare experiences and outcomes.

Erin lost her daughter Sarah to NEC in April 2014. Frustrated by the lack of progress on this devastating disease, Erin became a committed advocate for families impacted by NEC. Her primary interests include empowering NICU families, advocating for established standards of care for NEC, and supporting scientific research.