Karen Dietz, JD, MBA
General Counsel and Secretary
Karen Dietz is General Counsel and Secretary for the MMRF. Karen joined the MMRF as Corporate Counsel and Secretary in 2007. She manages corporate governance, contract negotiations, compliance, and intellectual property for the MMRF and its subsidiary companies. In recent years, Karen has focused her efforts on the contracts and compliance for the MMRF CoMMpassSM Study, the MMRF Prevention Project, the MMRF Immunotherapy Initiative, and the MMRF CureCloud®. Additionally, Karen has concentrated efforts on optimizing the governance structure of the MMRF’s subsidiary companies: the Myeloma Investment Fund (MIF) and the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC). Karen has worked with the consortium sites and pharma companies to launch over 80 clinical trials including the first-ever myeloma platform trial, MMRC MyDRUG™. Karen earned her Doctorate of Jurisprudence and her Masters of Business Administration from Western New England University. Karen earned her Bachelor of Science in Justice and Law Administration from Western Connecticut State University.