2020 Patient Education Day Aurora

Patient Education Day 2020
Sunday, May 3, 2020

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2020 Western Slope Scleroderma Mini-Conference
Saturday, April 25, 2020

Community Hospital - Legacy Room - Grand Junction, CO

All are invited to join us for a mini-conference in Grand Junction. Registration is FREE. Lunch is included. Please list any food restrictions when you R.S.V.P. to Christine at cochapter@scleroderma.org or call 303-806-6686. 


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2020 Patient Education Day
Sunday, May 3, 2020

Colorado School of Medicine – Anschutz Facility
13001 E 17th Pl, Aurora, CO 80045


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APPLY TODAY - Scleroderma Foundation National Conference Scholarships

The Scleroderma Foundation AND the Scleroderma Foundation Rocky Mountain Chapter offer scholarships to patients and caregivers to help offset the costs associated with attending the National Conference, July 17-19 in Bellevue, Washington. Each scholarship has its own application and deadlines.

National Foundation Scholarship 
Application Deadline is March 18, 2020
Rocky Mountain Chapter Scholarship 
Application Deadline is April 17, 2020


Join TEAM Scleroderma for Denver Colfax Marathon Weekend - May 16-17, 2020

2019 Team Scleroderma Colfax With seven different races from a 5K to a full marathon, there is a distance for all runners. 

Not a runner?

Come hang out with our team as we cheer on the runners.

Tell your family and friends to join TEAM Scleroderma!





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About Us

Rocky Mountain Staff and Board



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

Christine Shephard, Office Administrator 

Board Members

Barb Frodin
Sandee Maas
Marcy Thompson (not pictured)
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 

Mehrnaz Maleki, M.D. - Rheumatologist
National Jewish Health 



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The Scleroderma Foundation Rocky Mountain Chapter relies on your support
to continue our mission of SUPPORT, EDUCATION, RESEARCH.

We offer chapter-wide sponsorships for organizations that want visibility throughout the year.
Individual event and program sponsorship options are also available.

For more information on sponsorships, 
contact Maria Dastur at mdastur@scleroderma.org or 303-806-6686.

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