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Coming attractions: Don't miss these chapter events.

We're always thinking of new ways to raise funds, educate people, support scleroderma patients—and have a lot of fun at the same time. We hope to see you at these upcoming events.

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Save the date: Stampede Scleroderma 2020

June 7, 2020

Our annual Stampede Scleroderma will be returning to the Detroit Zoo on June 7 for family-friendly fun! Check back soon for all the 41st Stampede Scleroderma event details and registration information.

Join our pack of volunteers at Stampede Scleroderma.

Looking for an opportunity to donate your time and talent? Sign up to volunteer at the 41st annual Stampede Scleroderma event to benefit the Michigan Chapter's three-fold mission of support, education and research. This running and walking fundraiser is a great place to get outside and give back to the community.

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2019 Educational Series

Sclero-Men: More than Just the 20%
Thursday, August 8
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Dr. Vivek Nagaraja — Michigan Medicine, Rheumatology, Assistant Professor
Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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Managing the Needs of a Pediatric Scleroderma Patient
Thursday, October 10
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Dr. Kathryn Torok — Director of the Pediatric Scleroderma Clinic Children's Hospital of Pittsburg, Pediatric Rheumatologist
Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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Scleroderma 101 - The First Two Years of Diagnosis
Thursday, December 12
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Dr. Amber Young — Michigan Medicine, Rheumatologist
Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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Webinar Recording: The Pulmonologist Role in a Scleroderma Patient's Life

Please note that the presenter was unable to be on the call regretfully but a patient of scleroderma and a caregiver conducted the presentation.

Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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Webinar Recording: Innovative Therapies for Scleroderma Patients
Thursday, March 14
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Dr. Richard Martin — Founder of West Michigan Rheumatology, Rheumatologist
Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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Webinar Recording: Microbiome and How it Affects Your Disease
Thursday, May 9
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Nara Parameswaran, BVSc, Ph.D. — Professor Biomedical Physical Sciences, Michigan State University
Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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