The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

The Purple Polka Dot Race Month of Awareness

  • Aug 01-31 , 2020
  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM

Join the 2020 VIRTUAL VBF Walk / Run by Signing Up for the 5th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race Today! The Purple Polka Dot Race is VBF’s signature Walk / Run event, now in its 5th year! Jody Lee founded the Purple Polka Dot Race in 2015 to honor her daughter, Meghana, who was born with a port-wine stain birthmark. Five years later, the annual PPD…

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VBF Facebook LIVE with Dr. Anne Comi

  • Aug 22 , 2020
  • 12:00 PM—1:00 PM

Join us for our next VBF Facebook Live Event!   VBF is thrilled to announce that Dr. Linda will be hosting our next VBF Facebook Live with Sturge-Weber Syndrome Expert, Dr. Anne M. Comi. Dr. Comi is the director of the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center and an associate professor in the Division of Neurology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Her laboratory research…

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VBF Global Ambassador Month of Awareness

  • Nov 01-30 , 2020
  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM

November is Global Ambassador Month of Awareness! Join our worldwide network of VBF Ambassadors as we raise awareness around the world. Become a  VBF Global Ambassador today! (For more information, please see the “HERE’S WHAT TO DO NEXT” section at the bottom of the page.) Below are some examples of how new/existing Ambassadors can get a jump start on raising awareness with the VBF family: 1…

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