Foundations and Resources for Coats Disease Families


The Jack McGovern Coats Disease Foundation was founded in 2006 with a specific focus and mission: to raise funds in support of ongoing research initiatives to one day find the cause and cure of Coats Disease. That has manifested into connecting doctors to one another by way of our regular medical conferences and through direct […]

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Facebook Support Groups for Coats Disease


The power of the internet to connect patient families of Coats Disease is something that is an important value for our foundation. On our Facebook page, we meet, connect with and share breaking news about Coats Disease with our community. There are plenty of resources we recommend new patients or parents of children with Coats […]

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Doctor Interview: G. Baker Hubbard III, MD

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G. Baker Hubbard III, MD specializes in vitreoretinal surgery, and his practice includes both adult and pediatric vitreoretinal disorders. Dr. Hubbard’s primary research interest is in characterizing the clinical manifestations of pediatric retinal disorders and their treatment outcomes. He is a practicing Professor of Ophthalmology at the Emory University School of Medicine. You can reach him through […]

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A Letter from our Vice President, Suzanne Levere


I am pleased and honored to be a part of the Jack McGovern Coats Disease Foundation and am looking forward to serving as Vice President of the Board for the 2015-2016 term.  From the time that my son was diagnosed in 2008 at age 12, Tina McGovern and the JMCDF have been a resource and […]

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