The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

In 2018, we were living in the Philippines. Jax couldn’t wait to see the world, so he came out six weeks earlier than he was…

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My daughter developed a hemangioma a couple days after birth and, by 8 months, it had become large and extremely red.  Naturally, I worried about…

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VBF Awareness Story Charlene & William: Restaurant Awareness Night Charlene hosted a VBF Awareness restaurant night at Slim Chickens in TN for our VBF Month…

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VBF Story of Hope Meet Marion Former VBF Scholarship Recipient: Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., Humanitarian Award We are so grateful to Marion Wood for becoming…

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VBF Story of Hope Meet Lola We are so grateful to Lola's mom, Emma, for sharing their journey with us. Lola was born with a…

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VBF Story of Hope Meet Sophia We are proud to present this VBF Story of Hope, submitted by Sophia's mom, Amanda Dobbins. This is the…

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New Research on Implications for Stigma & Identity Dr. Linda and the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation were proud to assist with this important study exploring the…

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Presenting the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation's 2018 Annual Report We are proud to present our VBF Annual Report 2018. Our team is grateful to each and…

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Presenting Dr. Linda's VBF Fact of the Week! Learn from our new VBF weekly educational series with VBF President & Founder Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD.…

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New AAP Guidelines Aim to Prevent Potential Problems from Common Type of Baby Birthmark - The goal: prompt treatment - when needed - for best…

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