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COVID-19 UPDATE, March 30, 2020: Read the most recent update from the Foundation's Medical & Scientific Advisory Board Leadership Committee regarding COVID-19 information and recommendations for individuals with scleroderma, including links to videos and resources. Read More


Corona CDC

Out of an abundance of caution related to COVID-19, the Scleroderma Foundation Rocky Mountain Chapter has decided to cancel all in-person events through the end of April. This decision was made after thorough review of information from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Colorado Department of Public Health. We will send our next event update message around mid-April.

The Scleroderma Foundation Medical & Scientific Advisory Board has prepared information and recommendations regarding COVID-19 and scleroderma. www.scleroderma.org/covid19_msab


For Colorado specific information related to COVID-19, visit: https://covid19.colorado.gov


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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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