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1994 - 2016
100,000 BIRTHMARKS
100,000 LIVES GIVEN NEW HOPE
Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder
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VBF Calendar of Events

 

 

March

March 31 @ 11am (EDT) - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Roy Geronemus
Discussion Topic:  Early and frequent laser treatments for Port Wine Stains

 

April

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May

May 5-6 – (FOR PHYSICIANS ONLY)  CASES AND CONTROVERSIES IN VASCULAR ANOMALIES
Presented by Lenox Hill Hospital (Departments of Pediatrics, Interventional Cardiology and The Head and Neck Institute) and The AVM Center of NY 
New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY

 

May 15 - INTERNATIONAL DAY OF AWARENESS EVENTS
WORLDWIDE

 
Date TBD - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Ana Duarte

Discussion Topic:  Drug and laser treatments for Infantile Hemangiomas

 

June

Date TBD - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Milton Waner
Discussion Topic:  Surgery for complex malformations

 

July

Date TBD - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. David Darrow
Discussion Topic:  Treatment of vascular birthmarks of the oral cavity


July 6-9 - 13th World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology 2017
 

August

August 1, 2017 - Annual Frank Catalanotto Foundation Golf Tournament
Old Westbury Golf and Country Club, Old Westbury, New York
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Date TBD - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Robert Rosen
Discussion Topic:  Treatment of vascular anomalies of the extremities


August 13 - Purple Polka Dot Race
Eastwood Beach, Stony Creek Metropark, Shelby Township, Michigan

 

September

FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Aaron Fay
Discussion Topic:  Orbit lesions:  Size does not matter!

 

October

SAVE THE DATE

October 7 - 2017 VBF Annual Conference & Clinics
Irvine, California

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Date TBD - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Anne Comi
Discussion Topic:  Treatments vs. management of Sturge Weber Syndrome

 

November

Date TBD - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Theresa O
Discussion Topic:  Facial Nerve Reanimation:  Returning the smile after nerve damage due to vascular malformations

 

December

Date TBD - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Gregory Levitin
Discussion Topic:  Deciding when to operate when to pursue drug treatments for Infantile Hemangiomas


 

 

 

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2017

 

March 5 - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Stuart Nelson
Discussion Topic:  Using the laser to treat port wine stains and hemangiomas
[watch recording]

 

February 13 - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda with Dr. Milton Waner
Discussion Topic:  Hemangiomas: When to treat and when not to treat
[watch recording]

 

January 9 - FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT:  Dr. Linda
Discussion Topic:  Early intervention
[watch recording]
 


2016

October 30 - Bowling for Birthmarks
Town N Country Lanes, Guilderland, NY
 

October 8 - 2016 VBF Annual Conference and Clinic
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
 

August 14 - Purple Polka Dot Race
Stony Creek Metropark, Shelby Township, Michigan
 

August 16th - Annual Frank Catalanotto Foundation Golf Classic
Old Westbury Golf and Country Club, Old Westbury, NY
 

July 8-9 - VBF iTEAM Lectures and Clinics
Parma, Italy
 

May 15 - 2016 DAY OF AWARENESS EVENTS
[see full calendar of activities here]

 

April 30 - Olivia’s Walk for Birthmarks

Neshaminy State Park, Bensalem, PA