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Upcoming Events

Marathons, Fun Runs, & Walks:

Want to sponsor a local fun run or walk to raise awareness about vascular disease and raise money for VDF? Contact us today to learn how you can sponsor a local event in your community.

September 2007

September 26 , 2007 - VIVA07

VIVA07 is coming to Las Vegas on September 26.  Save the date for this exciting fun run/walk in sunny Las Vegas to help raisie awareness about vascular disease. Contact us for more information.

October 2007

Sunday, October 7, 2007 - LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon

For the second year in a row VDF is sending a team of runners to the 30th Anniversary LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon. You can support Team VDF by sponsoring a runner, visit the Team Site and make a donation today!

Going to be in Chicago on Oct. 7 and want to help out? Contact us and find out how you can volunteer at the marathon!


Vascular Disease Professionals:

September 2007

Thrombosis Summit 2007 NATF
Saturday, September 29, 2007
Boston, MA

The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) is offering a 1-day symposium emphasizing Clinical Science and professional education regarding prophylaxis measures and critical developments in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of thrombotic disorders.  Focused sessions in 5 key areas include:

1) Translational research

2) Clinical research

3) Prevention and education

4) Public policy

5) Advocacy (featuring special guest lecturers Melanie Bloom, Ajay Kakkar, MD, Rear Admiral Kenneth P. Moritsugu, MD, MPH, George G. Shashaty, MD, and Susan B. Shurin, MD).

The event is free but requires pre-registration. For more information, please visit the Thrombosis Summit 2007 Web site.

Contact us to list your professional event!


Public Events:

May 2007

Improving Patient Quality of Life
Saturday, May 5, 1:30-4pm

Chicago Marriott Downtown, Magnificent Mile
Ballroom III, 7th Floor
Chicago, IL

Are you affected by DVT or other clotting issues? If you have had a blood clot or are at risk, take blood thinners or are a health care provider, you are invited to this free seminar. Session will include several presentations and discussion by patients, advocacy groups and experts in the treatment of thrombosis.

For more information, please RSVP to


If you are planning a vascular disease public education/awareness event, please contact us and we will post the details here.