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Introducing Our 2023-2024 VCRC-VF Fellow: Roger Yang, MD

Roger Yang, MD, began his Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC)-Vasculitis Foundation (VF) Fellowship in September 2022. Dr. Yang’s training through the Penn Vasculitis Center at the University of Pennsylvania will focus on both clinical care of patients with all forms of vasculitis and research on the diseases. As vasculitis may…...

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Brett Hack Vasculitis Charities: Raising Awareness of This Rare Disease

In 2012 Terry Hack’s son, Brett, had a grand mal seizure that came out of the blue. Several tests were done but there was no diagnosis. He was placed on anti-seizure medication for over a year, and 14 months after his first seizure he developed a severe headache, sinus infection and…...

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DIANNE SHAW | VF Hero to Patient 2022

Past VPPRN Co-Principal Investigator | Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) • 1995 Dianne is “a human dynamo constantly working to advance research and improve patients’ lives. Also, the best joke teller ever!”...

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JENNIFER PRICE | VF Hero to Patient 2022

VF Financial Coordinator • 2006 – Present “Over the last 16 years, Jennifer has shown a high level of integrity, a keen attention to detail, and a commitment to the accuracy of the organization’s finances which have helped the organization achieve its mission efficiently and effectively.”...

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SHANNON MORGAN | VF Hero to Patient 2022

VF Patient Support Coordinator • 2002 – Present Shannon is “compassionate and caring. Always willing to help anyone, anytime.”...

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