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Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Chapter Website!

We are based in Denver, Colorado. You are not alone, so please feel free to contact us.
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To donate directly to the Rocky Mountain Chapter, please mail checks to: 5403 E. Evans Ave., Denver, CO 80222

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Food Fight!

Join us on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 for our fifth annual elite culinary competition featuring Denver's talented chefs and bartenders while supporting and raising awareness for a hard disease - scleroderma! Indulge with delectable tastes from the extraordinary culinary talent the city has to offer. As a food critic for the night, you'll cast your vote along with our esteemed panel of guest judges to determine the ultimate winners in our Savory, Sweet and Sip categories.

To learn more or purchase tickets visit FoodFightDenver.com.

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Scleroderma Education Day

  • SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, October 27, 2019
  • UCHealth Bruce Schroffel Conference Center
  • Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion 2, 12505 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
  • Patients, Caregivers and Friends are Welcome!
  • Visit www.scleroderma.org/2019pedcolo for more information or to register for the event.

 

Chapter Support Group Meetings

Scleroderma Support Group Hand in Hand

Chapter support group meetings are held regularly in Denver, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction and Loveland. Scleroderma patients, their caregivers, family and friends are welcome. Meetings are educational and a great opportunity to meet others living with scleroderma who understand what you are going through. You are not alone!

Click here for more information >> 

 

Taking Charge of Systemic Sclerosis

The Scleroderma Foundation has created a web based self-management program that is designed to help you learn about scleroderma, to manage your symptoms, and to learn strategies to help you advocate for yourself.
Register today to gain skills and confidence to manage systemic sclerosis (SSc) symptoms, and strategies to advocate for yourself. Peer Mentors from the program will empower you to take control of your life and your healthcare.

www.selfmanagescleroderma.com

 

Scleroderma Educational Videos

Kids Get Scleroderma Too Doctor Patient Panel


We sincerely thank all the presenters and speakers who shared their expertise and answered your questions at these events!

 

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About Us

Board of Directors

Andrew Parr, President
Cyndy Besselievre, Treasurer

Contact Information

Scleroderma Foundation
Rocky Mountain Chapter
5403 E. Evans Ave. 
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-806-6686
Email: cochapter@scleroderma.org

Maria Dastur, Executive Director
mdastur@scleroderma.org

Christine Shephard, Office Administrator 
cshephard@scleroderma.org

Board Members

Barb Frodin
Sandee Maas
Marcy Thompson
Tammy Schell 

Medical Advisory Board

Todd Bull, MD, Pulmonologist
University of Colorado Health-Anschutz Campus

Kristin Kilbourn, PhD, MPH, Psychologist
University of Colorado Denver

Jason Kolfenbach, MD, Rheumatologist
University of Colorado Health-Anschutz Campus

Michelle MacDonald, MS, RD Clinical Dietitian
National Jewish Health

Paul Menard-Katcher, MD, Gastroenterologist
University of Colorado Health-Anschutz Campus

Katharine Moore, MD, Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado 

 

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Photo Gallery

Look through photo galleries from previous events held by our chapter.

 

 

2011 FC WalkVideo Gallery

Watch videos pertaining to events held by our chapter and a few fun extras. 

 


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