Volunteer Leadership

Irene Janes is a wife and caregiver to her husband of 32 years Captain William Janes, who is a disabled Vietnam Veteran.  She is an Honorary Lifetime Member of the 191st Assault Helicopter Company and granddaughter of Captain Austin Collins, a WWI and WWII veteran.

She graduated magna cum laude from The University of Texas at Dallas in 1993 with a BA in Business Management.

Irene has worked for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center as a Systems Analyst and Trainer.She has provided medical research evidence and FDA scientific data to the Federal Courts supporting families in their fight for their medical rights.  

Her research focus will be caregivers issues to assist in healthcare research that informs evidence-based resources.



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