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Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder
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VBF in the News

May 2017

AAP News
Read Dr. Linda’s joint byline commentary “Vascular Birthmarks in Infants: The importance of treating the 10%” in the May 2017 edition of the official newsmagazine of the American Academy of Pediatrics


March 2017

The Doctor Weighs In
Dr. Linda explains why early treatment of vascular birthmarks is so crucial



February 2017

The Daily Mail
Dr. Linda introduces ‘VBF Ask/Accept’ in an article about Celina Leroy’s journey to “Flaw-some!”



January 2017
Dr. Linda included in a roundup of 19 Daily Habits These Executives Swear by for Their Success 


The Daily Mail

Jamie Henley explains why she’s been embarrassed to smile 
Life-changing surgery offers hope for toddler with debilitating facial birthmark


The Portsmouth Daily Times

There’s always hope. VBF gives Brewer a normal life


The Gazette Opinion

High Notes: Hats off to those doing good work


December 2016

Sirius XM Radio:  The Doctors

Dr. Linda was a featured guest during a 30-minute live interview from 11:00-11:30am (EST) on Dec 14th (recording not available)


The Daily Mail 

Girl, 3, is set to smile for the first time ever

Your Niskayuna

Vascular Birthmark Foundation reaches 100,000th patient


WSVN Channel 7 Miami

VIDEO:  VBF’s 100,000th patient


NBC Channel 6 Miami

VIDEO:  VBF’s 100,000th patient


NY Daily News Article
Hemangioma is a common and treatable condition for new babies


American Academy of Pediatrics Issues New Guidelines for Hemangiomas Sept 2015


Dr. Linda Pioneers Letter Signed Jointly by AAP, AAD, SPD, ASDSA to help families denied insurance


Crystal Hodges Joins VBF as Social Media Coordinator and Ask/Accept Anti-Bullying Campaign Manager

VBF Social Media Team In The News


Adults with PWS Study Participants Needed


VBF Congratulates Four Scholarship Winners


Dr. Robert Rosen and his Vascular Anomalies Team open new center in New York


AAP President Signs Letter of Medical Necessity for Treatment of Vascular Anomalies


Dr. Ana Duarte explains new treatment for infantile hemangiomas during TV interview


VBF 20th Anniversary Gala and Conference A Huge Success !!!


Joe Tartamella Participates in Frank Catalanotto Foundation Celebrity Softball Game


Catalanotto Foundation Sporting Event Featured in Smithtown News! (pdf)


Catalanotto Foundation teams up with VBF


Syneron Candela Launches "Changing Lives" Program At AAD to Benefit VBF


Letter to VBF from President of the American Academy of Pediatrics