Patient Education Day 2019

Patient Education Day 2019
Sunday, October 27, 2019

How Will Patient Education Day Change Your Life?

Food Fight for Scleroderma

Help us grow the Rocky Mountain Chapter



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Thank You

The Rocky Mountain Chapter wants to thank all the donors, volunteers, event committees, event attendees and board members for all you have done.  Your support has made a huge impact on the chapter. Let’s continue to grow our scleroderma family. Tell your story or volunteer.  Attend our 2020 events.  Help with advocacy and awareness.  Follow us on the different social media channels.  Let’s make 2020 a great year!


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!

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.


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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Find Us Online!

Stay connected with the Colorado Chapter on Facebook and Twitter.

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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

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 


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Photo Gallery

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



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


Find Us On The Web!

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