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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: 2280 S. Albion Street, Denver, CO 80222

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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!

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Chapter Scholarships For 2018 National Patient Education Conference

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Thanks to our generous donors, the Rocky Mountain Chapter is again offering scholarships to chapter members to attend the 2018 National Patient Education Conference in Philadelphia from July 27-29. This conference offers numerous workshops addressing all aspects of scleroderma and is an opportunity to meet others from around the country who are also living with this disease. Chapter scholarships must be completed and returned by April 20, 2018.



Running, Shopping and Stepping Out for Scleroderma

DenverChapter fundraising events help support the Scleroderma Foundation's mission and help us get closer to discovering a cure. Visit our Event's Page to learn more about upcoming events including the Colfax Marathon, shopping and Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walks. 

Save the Dates for Patient Education

Save the dates! More information coming soon for...

Kids Get Scleroderma Too - October 26-27, 2018, Children's Hospital, Aurora, CO. An educational (and fun!) program for teens and children with scleroderma, their parents and siblings. 

8th Annual Patient Education Day - October 28, 2018, UCHealth - Bruce Schroffel Conference Center, Aurora, CO. Featuring sessions presented by scleroderma experts from the UCHealth Scleroderma Clinic and more.


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About Us

Board of Directors

Gloria Jara Price, President
Marcy Thompson, Treasurer

Contact Information

Scleroderma Foundation
    Rocky Mountain Chapter
2280 S. Albion Street
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-806-6686
Email: cochapter@scleroderma.org

Cyndy Besselievre, Executive Director


Board Members

Sandee Maas

Medical Advisory Board

Aryeh Fischer, MD, Rheumatologist
University of Colorado Health-Anschutz Campus

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

Brett Fenster, MD, Cardiologist
National Jewish Health

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. 


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